Anniversary event aims to capture a wider scope of the South Side neighborhood
Despite the emptiness Linda Pritchard feels as she mourns the loss of her son, Darron Lundy, she tries not to let that overshadow the joy she feels when surrounded by the rest of her family. Lundy died in 2017 after a hit and run accident
Annaliese Perry met Pritchard during last summer’s Photo Walk and captured the image to the right of Pritchard with her grandson, Siream, and the faithful family dog, Wooter.
Pritchard spoke of the treasured moments spent with Siream, such as proudly watching him perfect his backflip. It reminds her of days gone by, when her young sons would delight in the same childhood fun.
Participants on our Photo Walk also met couple William and Sharon Mitchell, who were all smiles for portraits. William was found enjoying the porch while Sharon was relaxing inside. William encouraged us to knock on the door and greet Sharon so he wasn’t the only one getting his picture taken.
Grandfather Clifford Menifee also invited photographers in, where he posed in his living room for a portrait below a slew of family photos, including his 14 grandchildren.
This July, we’ll gather in the heart of the South Side’s Sankofa District at the South Side Innovation Center, 2610 S. Salina St., for this project’s 10th annual Photo Walk.
Join us to snap photos (we have cameras to loan!), pose for pictures or wait and pick up a copy of September’s print issue to discover who we met along the walk this year.