Patrick W. talks about how the African Festival of the Arts has contributed to life in Chicago. He is the founder of the African Festival of the Arts.
John Henry takes on a cab ride, showing streets in the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago, lined with African restaurants, shops and hair-braiding salons.
Cab company owner John Henry talks about his expectations of America as a young person in Ghana, and then the reality of living in Chicago.
Almaz Y. talks about how Ethiopian restaurants have changed Chicagoans’ perceptions of Ethiopia and Ethiopians.
When you see images of Africa, what are they? What do they make you think of? What about when you see images of America? What are the stereotypical images associated with each country? Visit our photo album to see our visitors’ interpretations. Images of Africa, Images of America