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The Corner Episode #10: Documenting Westside Communities

The Corner Episode #10: Documenting Westside Communities

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Common, Camp Lo, The Roots, Pharoahe Moch and Exile feat. Blu.

Today on "The Corner" archivist, scholar and visual artist Skyla S. Hearn talks with Nikki and Rae about her efforts to archive histories and events on the Westside of Chicago through collecting images and stories from residents in the community.

The conversation touches on:
1. The field of archiving and collecting images.
2. The history, importance and significance of engaging westside communities in Chicago.
3. Along with the importance of documenting our histories through storytelling, photography and other mediums

along with so much more.