Danielle Robinson dances with her date Ahmad Williams during the 2016 Links Cotillion, an annual coming out and scholarship fundraising event, which celebrated the achievements of 17 African American young women from Chicagoland.
Rites of Passage define our lives. They signify the progress of time as well as our citizenship in a tribe, in a culture — in life itself.
Chicago commemorates these moments in ways that reflect its diversity, but through difference, we find commonality. We are all connected through these formal and informal ceremonies that remind us how much family, love and time shape us.
- Alyssa Schukar
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