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Nancy Becoat and Leah Becoat

Nancy Becoat (75) is interviewed by her daughter Leah Becoat (51) about her childhood growing up in Alton, Illinois, her experience as a biracial woman, some of her fond memories of the Mississippi River, her community involvement, and her reflections...

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Jing Wu and Aminah Jones

Colleagues Jing Wu [no age given] and Aminah Jones [no age given] share how their personal experiences with healthcare and in the pharmaceutical field have shaped their approach to health equity and patient advocacy.

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Doris Smith, Earlene McKee, and Laura James

Longtime friends Earlene McKee (63) and Laura James (63) talk with new friend Doris Smith (88) about her life, her faith, and her commitment to helping others.

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Dwania Kyles and Leandrew Wiggins

Dwania Kyles (67) speaks with friend and fellow member of the Memphis 13 Leandrew Wiggins (68). The two discuss their differing experiences as members of the initial group of Black first graders who integrated Memphis schools during desegregation.

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Crayton Robey and Tom Ciano

Crayton Robey (50) interviews his friend Tom Ciano (66) about his experience during the AIDS epidemic, being a caretaker to his partner Tom Morgan and their relationship to Fire Island Pines.

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Sondia Bell and LaRon Johnson

Sondia Bell (37) and her fiancé, LaRon Johnson (45), talk about McGirt Law, the discrimination Black Indian Freedmen face from the Native tribes, and the power tribal courts hold in Oklahoma.

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Inez Blackmon and Vera James

Vera James (76) talks with her friend Inez Blackmon (69) about Inez’s childhood and about her family. Inez also talks about the person who had the biggest influence on her life, some of her happiest memories, the most important lessons...

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Christine Peoples and Matt Coats

Coworkers, Christine Peoples [no age given] and Matt Coats (45), sit down for a conversation about the relocation and restoration of Timmons Hall and how teamwork is vital to their work at the Springfield-Greene County Park Board.

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Ashley Cornelius and Chris Beasley

Partners Ashley Cornelius (32) and Chris Beasley (39) come together to talk about their grassroots organization, Poetry 719, the only Black-led poetry organization in Colorado Springs, Colorado. They reflect on the importance of creating space for BIPOC and their experiences,...

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Valerie Ross and Kiplyn Primus

Valerie Ross (57) tells StoryCorps facilitator Kiplyn Primus (62) about her life and the Just Us Book Club.

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42:01
Lyle Mouton and John Broussard

Lyle Mouton (77) speaks to his friend John Broussard (87) about his childhood memories, his family, and his upbringing.

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29:18
Erica Fox and Sara Barkouli

Erica Fox (48) speaks to new friend and conversation partner Sara Barkouli (23) about the history of La Maison Creole de Freetown and her hopes for the space.

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Jennifer Ferro and Kathryn Jeffery, Ph.D.

Jennifer Ferro (51) has the opportunity to ask her friend, colleague, and supervisor Dr. Kathyrn Jeffery [no age given] about her life growing up in Oklahoma as a Black woman in times of segregation. They talk about how life has...

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Shawn Richard-Davis and Rell Be Free

Shawn Richard-Davis (61) discusses her upbringing with her child Rell Be Free (30). Shawn describes growing up in Seattle and the impact of participating in Seattle's school busing program.

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Patricia Walker Bearden, Yolanda Walker Simmons, and Kiplyn Primus

StoryCorps Facilitator Kiplyn Primus [no age given] talks with sisters Patricia Walker Bearden [no age given] and Yolanda Walker Simmons (67) about their family's connection to the Atlanta Race Massacre of 1906.

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39:45
Morrigan Phillips and Johnny Willis

Johnny Willis (53) shares a conversation with his friend and social worker Morrigan Phillips (40) about their friendship, his experiences at the Boston Living Center, and his hopes for the future.

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Brett Cook and Desmond O'shea

Friends Brett Cook (52) and Desmond O’Shea (18) talk about the Black (W)hole project, the Black Lives Matter movement, and how coronavirus has impacted their creativity and community.

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David Lovejoy and Clifford Lovejoy

David Lovejoy (53), talks with his father, Clifford Leon Lovejoy (86), about a devoted life to work, Jesus Christ, and being yourself, no matter where you are and who you meet.

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Ondria Leary and George Leary

Spouses Ondria Leary (74) and George Leary (77) share a conversation about their relationship, their experiences as an interracial couple, and their family now.

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36:26
Lisa Lambert and Fredrick Richardson

Fredrick Richardson (84) interviews his friend Lisa Lambert (60) about her career as the first African-American assistant city clerk and now city clerk of the city of Mobile.

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Halicue Hanna and Jeb Backe

Halicue Hanna (50) talks to StoryCorps facilitator Jeb Backe (26) about her spiritual path to Hoodoo. She reflects on her family roots in Mississippi, her connections to her ancestors, and her experience practicing Afro-Cuban dance.

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Faithea Foster and Robert Hisel

One Small Step partners Faithea Foster (46) and Robert "Bob" Hisel (81) share what they learned from their families and how their upbringings influence their politics.