Comedian Stephen Colbert started his new role as host of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on CBS last night, but his comedic roots are at Chicago's Second City. A new book looks at the work of Richard Durham, who created a popular weekly radio show called Destination Freedom, which focused on the lives of notable African Americans at a time when mainstream media did not. Reclaimed Soul’s Ayana Contreras is in with some of her favorite tunes by the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin. Crain's Chicago Business real estate reporter Dennis Rodkin tells us how a Chicago property tax hike would affect everyone from homeowners to renters.
After years of commercial success on top of the soul charts, the preacher’s daughter returned to her religious roots.In January of 1972, Aretha Franklin—known as the Queen of Soul—got back to gospel.She put on a pair of concerts at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles.