Russell Lowery-Hart and Christopher Sams

Recorded November 6, 2020 Archived November 5, 2020 40:33 minutes
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Id: mby020174

Description

Chris Sams (41) insights with his chosen father, Russell Lowery-Hart (51) in a conversation about how the two became family members and what the journey has been like.

Subject Log / Time Code

RH describes how he and CS met.
CS recalls entering RH's home for the first time and being welcomed into RH's family.
CS and RH discuss race and how it impacted their family dynamic.
CS discusses how George Floyd's murder affected him.
RH and CS discuss family and inclusivity.
"The minute you walked out on stage I burst into tears."- RH recalling seeing CS perform.
"The one thing I learned about family is that you gotta try, try everyday."- CS

Participants

  • Russell Lowery-Hart (b. 1969)
  • Christopher Sams (b. 1979)

Recording Location

Virtual Recording

Initiatives