Growing up racially ambiguous on Chicago's west side.
Written by Lily Be
Mother, nanny, Be from the West-side, storyteller, and future queen of the tunnels. Lily Be is the host and producer of the storytelling series Stoop-Style Storytelling, The Stoop for short. The Stoop was created to help marginalized voices and stories be heard. It exists to help communities connect and grow to understand each other. Outside of running the Stoop, Lily teaches workshops and tells stories to inspire more people to share their narratives. Lily believes owning the truth is liberating if we work together to get to those truths.