Mikaya Warren Speaks about Building Your Own Business and the Adversities She Faced

Mother and business woman Mikaya (38) and daughter Kimaya (16) discuss how the business and adversities faced as black women.

McKenzie Takes On Engineering

Wonder how it feels to major in a predominantly male based major in college? Well, McKenzie Takes On Engineering: is about McKenzie’s journey throughout her educational journey that has inspired and led her to obtain a degree in Mechanical Engineering....

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Shonda Brooks and Shawana Johnson

Dr. Shonda Brooks (50) speaks with her colleague Shawana Johnson (43) about their passion for reproductive justice and the health disparities and adverse outcomes for those experiencing childbirth, particularly Black women. Both emphasize the culture surrounding birth and reproductive care,...

Mercer University OlaOcha O. Chinue talks with Emily Colon a MU student being a single parent and pursuing a path as an educator

OlaOcha Chinue: 2023-09-22 00:51:10 The interviewer has a conversational discussion with Emily, an aspiring teacher, about her passion for education. They cover her inspirations, goals as a woman of color, plans to engage students, anticipated challenges, the importance of work-life...

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Coreen Campos and Cherella Nicholson

One Small Step conversation partners Coreen Campos (34) and Cherella Nicholson (37) talk about the personal experiences that brought them to their work, the importance of self-care in the nonprofit sector, and their hopes for Fresno.

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Grayce Gadson and Kleopatra Gaiter

Grayce Gadson (71) shares with her colleague Kleopatra Gaiter (32) anecdotes from her time as a student in Florida, Indiana, and California during the desegregation of schools in America. Grayce and Kleopatra compare their varying experience with school institutions, specifically...

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Kelsey Barnes and Kyana Sanchez Rodarte

Friends, colleagues, and current college students Kelsey Barnes (19) and Kyana Sanchez Rodarte (19) share a conversation about protecting and celebrating Black hair and expression. They also talk about their work as youth leaders on anti-hair discrimination legislation and supporting...

Bad Hair Days and Inconvenient Curves

It’s obvious that women of color do not conveniently fit into beauty standards set by society. In a society that places white women as the standard for what is beautiful, women of color, especially black women, are under the impression...

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Nyah Hoskins, Patrisia Vekima, and Michaela Clarke

Friends Nyah Hoskins (25), Patrisia Vekima (25), and Michaela Clarke (25) reminisce on defining memories from their friendship such as first meetings, college life, living together, transitioning out of college, and more.