Finding Our Stories: Discovering & Preserving Black Family History

Sh*t Talks by Chicago Votes

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If you’re Black in this country, you’ve probably been asked, “Where are you from?” Followed by, “But where are you REALLY from?”This week on Sh*t Talks Naira is joined by Makafui Searcy, the founder of Fourtune House, and David W Johnson, the founder of True Chicago, to talk about finding our familial stories, the challenges in documenting and preserving family history, and reconnecting with family members. Fourtune House is a creative company and art center on the South Side. They host events, programs, art exhibitions, and more. True Chicago exists to create an eco-system where young artists can take ownership over their creative future through mentorship and access to career knowledge that will not only support them as individuals but will also have lasting investment into the health of their community.Host: Naira (Instagram: @niara.bills TikT ... 

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