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Video: Patrick W. talks about the contributions of African Festival of the Arts

Patrick W

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.

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Video: John Henry A. drives past African shops

John Henry A.

John Henry takes on a cab ride, showing streets in the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago, lined with African restaurants, shops and hair-braiding salons.

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Video: John Henry A. on his expectations of America

John Henry A.

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.

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Video: Almaz Y. talks about stereotypes of Ethiopia

Almaz Y.

Almaz Y. talks about how Ethiopian restaurants have changed Chicagoans’ perceptions of Ethiopia and Ethiopians.

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Images of Africa, Images of America

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

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