Actor, activist and Chicago music legend Common: “This environment, as tough as it can be, is also a beautiful way to learn about life and yourself”

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Common and Justin Kaufmann

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Actor, writer, philanthropist, activist and legendary Chicago hip hop artist Common joins Justin to talk about this work with the Common Ground Foundation, the importance of exposing young people to the arts, when he was first exposed to the arts growing up in Chicago, how living in Chicago can be used for creating art, why social justice is so important to Chicago artists and why love continues to be the central theme in a lot of his work.

This is the podcast for The Justin Kaufmann Show. The show originates from Chicago on WGN Radio and features newsmakers, tastemakers and trailblazers.  Hosted by award-winning broadcaster Justin Kaufmann, this talk show/audio magazine goes in-depth to help you better understand the city (and world) that you live in.

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