Michael Jordan, that most iconic of Chicago sports figures, put his gated Highland Park estate on the market this morning, asking $29 million. It is by far the highest-priced home listed in the Chicago area. A Barrington Hills estate is up for $14.9 million.
“It’s the spirit of the Third World entrepreneur,” he says. “You have to create your own job. You can’t wait to rely on Exxon or Wal-Mart to hire you. And that’s the spirit I try to teach to young entrepreneurs.”
Following his stint as the rock-salesman, Gray moved on to homemade body lotions and eventually his bigger enterprises, which included prepaid phone cards. Along the way, he became a media figure, with his own radio show, “Youth AM/FM,” on which he opined about issues related to youth entrepreneurship. He also wrote a series of books, starting with “Reallionaire,” published in 2005. He also launched the Farrah Gray Foundation, which promotes youth entrepreneurship among inner-city youth.
The Oscar winner wrote a check for $10,000 to Upward Bound to honor Davis, the program’s director Mariam Z. Boyajian confirmed to TheWrap. Boyajian said it was the largest donation in the organization’s history.
In 1971, comic book illustrators Dennis O’Neil and Neal Adams released DC comic books with the country’s first black super-character named John Stewart. JOHN STEWART BECAME THE NEW “green lantern” in the “Green Lantern: Mosaic” episodes, debuting with 18 issues in 1992.
Rumors of a March introduction for the iPad 3 have been circulating for several weeks, prompting some eager fans to slowly unload their used devices in the secondary market, including on eBay and Craigslist.