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A Long Walk Home Jada Journal

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PRODUCT: A Long Walk Home Jada Journal
DESIGNER: MCA x A Long Walk Home
A portion of the proceeds from this sale goes towards the A Long Walk Home organization. This lined hardbound journal contains 100 pages, a ribbon bookmark, and the cover has a soft-touch laminate over it to protect it.

Photograph © Scheherazade Tillet
Jada, Temple Basket with Tobacco and Flowers
Archival Pigment Print, 2021

A Long Walk Home
While planning this exhibition, Andrea Bowers met with the Teen Creative Agency (TCA), the MCA’s cultural leadership program for Chicago teens. She invited them to offer a gallery space to important activists working in Chicago today. TCA chose an organization called A Long Walk Home, and to bring awareness to the issue of missing and murdered Black young women and girls. A Long Walk Home is a national, Chicago-based art organization that advocates for racial and gender equity and an end to violence against all women and girls.

Within the Andrea Bowers exhibition, A Long Walk Home is presenting The Black Girlhood Altar, a sacred site assembled by Black girls in Chicago for Black girls and young women who have gone missing or been murdered.
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