Jepchumba speaks on what it means to be Kenyan (to her), and her previous struggles with her identity.
Fatima explains her identity as a Hair Braider and how important it is for Hair Braiders to “join hands” in order to preserve their culture while living in the US.
Imam Rufai taks about how he defines his identity in the US, and how teaching allows him to work through prejudices he may hold about African-Americans.
Patrick W. from Liberia gives his view on whether it is possible for Africans in Chicago to unite as a community.
Patrick W. from Liberia talks about first generation Africans’ struggle for identity (newly arrived immigrants or the U.S. born children of immigrants).
John Henry takes on a cab ride, showing streets in the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago, lined with African restaurants, shops and hair-braiding salons.