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Anjanette Young's I Am Her Foundation Partners with Local Artists in New Exhibit at 345 Gallery

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Anjanette Young is turning her experience of injustice into art.Young was mistakenly targeted in a botched Chicago Police Department raid in 2019. In a powerful display of reclaiming her power Young’s “I Am Her Foundation” is partnering with 345 Art Gallery for a moving display of images that translates her experience. The collection of artwork captures both the pain and strength of Black women and is set to take place Saturday June 8th 4pm-8pm at the 345 Art Gallery (345 N Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL).

Osei Agyeman-Badu, is a talented artist known for his unique blend of wood, fire, fabric, airbrush, paint, and pencil drawings, will showcase his portraits that tell a new and powerful story. His fusion of his African and American upbringing adds depth and meaning to his work.

Photographer Ap Roberson brings his artistry of Young's story to life through his captivating photographs. Damon Lamar Reed, whose passion lies in creating art that tells a story, will present pieces that inspire and uplift. Themes of optimism, resilience, and progress can be seen throughout his work. Diane Lewis, a local Westside artist, is also thrilled to be a part of this exhibit and contribute her own unique perspective.

Young is inviting all to attend and witness the impactful visuals that will be on display.Her goal is to continue her fight for justice and advocate for all women who have faced injustices similar to her own. For more information about the event, please contact Anjanette Young at iamhernfp.21@gmail.com or 630-452-2301.

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