Common Does a Community Good

- By Bossip Staff

Posted by Bossip Staff

Common is back to helping our youth by starting an on line book club:

Rapper COMMON has launched an online book club to encourage literacy and creative writing among youths.
The socially-conscious MC, who has previously turned his hand to writing children books, has set up The Corner Book Club on his website CommonGroundFoundation.com.
The site will feature interviews with authors and items to inspire teenagers through the art of storytelling.
Common says, “My mom was a teacher, and growing up she always stressed the importance of education. So when I look back it’s not a surprise for me to use words as a tool to make change, and to inspire children for the future.
“You’ll never stop growing; you shouldn’t. And it’s alright to be a teen growing, but not in height. I’m talking about wisdom, experiences, and self-knowledge.”

Common does a lot of good for the community and effort like that deserves a round of applause and some added hands on deck to supplement.

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  • jennie

    Great! Always uplifting to see positive things going on amongst us..

  • http://angerischange.blogspot.com anger=change

    I love him. Ain’t nothing like a Black man that’s tryna take care of his community. Men, take note. There’s nothing wrong with selfless once in awhile

  • http://angerischange.blogspot.com anger=change

    *being selfless

  • She 4 real

    great….sigh

  • She 4 real

    you know I had loveded jew!

  • AKeysFan1981

    Common I know that you are with Serena, but I still want your phone number.

  • pyt10050

    i love Common. he’s always on another level.

  • Voice of Reason

    I’m continually impressed with the way that Common contributes to building up our communities. I wish more hip hop artists would follow his lead.

  • Roe ski Love - The checks in the mail

    Rappers notice how Common is now diverting his rap career and energy into something relevant that he can, not only use to further his career but help others in doing so.

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