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Your Everyday Heroes: Vick Lee “Walk In Your Path”

By jfacadmin / April 13, 2022 / Comments Off on Your Everyday Heroes: Vick Lee “Walk In Your Path”

Your Everyday Heroes is proud to feature one of today’s many esteemed Black female film directors Vick Lee. From an early age, Lee immersed herself in movies and TV, eventually studying film at Columbia College Chicago. Whether telling stories of love or conflict, Lee’s body of work always maintains a socially conscious bend.

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Damon Lamar Reed

Your Everyday Heroes: Damon Reed “God Idea”

By jfacadmin / May 9, 2022 / Comments Off on Your Everyday Heroes: Damon Reed “God Idea”

Chicago in particular has been hit hard with missing persons cases. A quarter of people who go missing in Chicago are young (11 to 21 year-old) Black women. Additionally, Black people of all ages make up two-thirds of the city’s total open missing persons cases. This discrepancy is further reflected in the fact that Black…

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Damon Lamar Reed

Your Everyday Heroes: Damon Reed “Gallery To The Neighborhood”

By jfacadmin / May 10, 2022 / Comments Off on Your Everyday Heroes: Damon Reed “Gallery To The Neighborhood”

Quick Sound Bite – of Damon being awesome. Keep it up Damon! Why Is Reed’s Work Necessary?Still Searching addresses a pressing issue that does not get the media coverage it deserves. Outside the realm of true crime “fandom,” missing persons cases are rarely discussed. And sadly, it is easy to see why. They are such…

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Damon Lamar Reed

Hey Damon, Who Is Your Hero?

By jfacadmin / May 10, 2022 / Comments Off on Hey Damon, Who Is Your Hero?

Lymphoma is cancer that begins in infection-fighting cells of the immune system. “Look what God did…””I want to show the world that, yes, we are still searching, and we’re gonna keep going until we find answers, until we find resolution.”

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Laurynas Buzinskas

Laurynas, Tell us about Your Everyday Heroes

By jfacadmin / May 12, 2022 / Comments Off on Laurynas, Tell us about Your Everyday Heroes

Laurynas Buzinskas is a graphic designer, street artist, and muralist based out of Chicago, Illinois. He originally hailed from Lithuania, but immigrated to the United States as a young adult to pursue his passion for graffiti in the country that is considered the birthplace of the art form.

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Laurynas Buzinskas

Laurynas, Who Is Your Hero?

By jfacadmin / May 12, 2022 / Comments Off on Laurynas, Who Is Your Hero?

Laurynas’ transformation from a street artist working odd day jobs to a professional graffiti muralist didn’t happen by just his talent and will. He credits his wife as the driving force behind building his business and success.

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Laurynas Buzinskas

Laurynas, What Would You Tell The Audience?

By jfacadmin / May 12, 2022 / Comments Off on Laurynas, What Would You Tell The Audience?

Laurynas Buzinskas is a successful mural artist in Chicago, Illinois, but he started out as a Lithuanian tagger who was discouraged from pursuing his passion by his family, friends, and educators.

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