Black Twitter

Interviewing my friend Ain on the representation of minorities in Social Media with the use of Black Twitter.

Learning Nana: An Afternoon With Diane Walker

A Nana tells her grandson what it was like growing up in the country and city during the Second World War, being Black in segregated America, and other challenges she faced later in life.

A True Trini Life

A person who can go through multiple losses, play sports, and be passionate about her work is a truly great person to be around; that person is Luanne Regis. Luanne is a black woman from Trinidad & Tobago, in the...

Lee Perry shares his journey as an African-American gay male leader and as former drag performer Leigh Montgomery in Dayton, Ohio (Part 1)

Black gay men must be seen, heard, affirmed and respected. Lee Perry has worked for years to help accomplish that -- from serving on the board of the Greater Dayton LGBT Center, helping plan the annual Pride parade, and now...

A War On Two Fronts

Not long ago, people of color were more heavily mistreated, denied opportunities, and denied respect based on one thing. On November 29th, 2017, 14 year old Jason Ridley interviews his 85 year old grandfather, John Ridley III, about his time...

Interview with Uncle Ted (Mr. Edward Holland) about my father, Pearlis Leon “Wash” Washington
December 24, 2022 App Interview

Maythinee Washington interviews her "Uncle Ted" (Edward Wilcox Holland, Jr., Esq), the best friend of her father, Pearlis "Wash" Washington (CMSGT, Air Force) about their friendship: how they met, and their adventures together from Thailand to Hawaii.

Fay Williams, Polly Spiegel, Lynn Slivka. It's all voting administration. For the Indiana Voting History Project.

Fay Williams, Indiana Attorney with a long history of voting rights activism and scholarship, discusses the early history of voting and the fight to include African-American Voters on the voting rolls.

Young gay African-American Ken Smith: his lesbian grandmother gave him important advice: "You do You!"

Ken Smith, a young gay African-American man from Dayton, Ohio, started coming out in the 1990s. His openly lesbian grandmother Grace (Thornton) Vaughn, gave him some important advice from 20 years earlier: "You do You!" Grace sued to marry her...

Food History of my Family

A story of an African American family cooking the way that we were taught. This is also my mother's experience with Southern cooking in South Carolina while also growing up in Brooklyn, New York.

Bryan X

A story of family, growth, and love. Holding on to all the wonderful memories that bring a family together.

Pacifique Muzigura
December 2, 2022 App Interview

interview with my roommate Pacifique, he is 25 years old and from the country of Rwanda. He is currently finishing up school this

My Mother’s IT Journey

My mother is among the first women computer programmers. She started her journey as a programmer and ended as CIO. Amazing journey for an African American woman in the 1960s.

Interview with Emma Goodwyn 2021 by Mariah Goodwyn: The story of Emma Goodwyn’s life

I’m this interview we talk about how how my Grandma was a sharecropper growing up and about the struggles and good times she has gone through in her lifetime.

Life in the deep heart of the south from the 1960s_1980s

The life and struggles of the african american people in Mississippi and the hero’s that are often not talked about in these cities and the impacts they had on the occupants of those towns lives and influence on them to...

Faith: I didn’t want her, but I needed her.

At the age of 20, I was pregnant and determined to have an abortion, but my dad encouraged me to keep Faith. Ever since that choice, my life has been filled with a good love from the most authentic person...

Lela Jackson and son Charles Jackson talk about love and family.

In this interview I talked to my mom that is 40 years old about our family. We went deep in the history of our family and the last jobs that my late grandfather took place in. Also about my grandmother...

My Mama Iris

I got to interview my great-aunt Iris this Thanksgiving, and she shared stories with me about her having a buisness at a young age.

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Raphael Pantet and Frank Kingman

Raphael Pantet, 24, visiting San Francisco from Brazil, talks with facilitator Frank Kingman, 64, about his several trips throughout the U.S., having dual Swiss/Brazilian citizenship, and compares how race is talked about in the U.S. and Brazil.