A Not-So Common Crew

| May 26, 2011 | Parties

The Party The worlds of music, entertainment and business came together in celebration of the first annual Common Ground Foundation Gala and Women of Excellence and Leadership Awards. The Players Honorees Maya Angelou, Keke Palmer, Dee Robinson-Reid and Sherri Shepherd were welcomed by emcee Cheryl Burton and guests, including Illinois native and actor Common, Golden Globe winner Regina Taylor, Antoine Walker, Kyries Herbert (formerly of the Cincinnati Bengals) and Robin Robinson The Scene After Mayor Rahm Emanuel gave a presentation on the red carpet, guests headed inside for dinner and drinks in the Grand Ballroom of The InterContinental Hotel. The Bottom Line The evening’s proceeds supported the Common Ground Foundation’s efforts to support youth in underserved communities. Photos by Jeff Schear



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