Lorrianne Green talks to her granddaughter about Growing up in the Depression era

On November 23, 2017 Leah Hall Interviews her grandma Lorrianne Green about her life. Lorrianne explains to Leah what it was like growing up African American in the Great Depression era. And how it affected her family and her life....

Today's America. Alex and Jason: about drugs, prison, discrimination, family, and much more. 04/12/2021

Alex talks with a co-worker - Jason, about drugs, prison, discrimination, family, and much more. This conversation took place in Wilmington, Delaware 04/13/2021

The Great Big Christmas

Race and how it is important in African american lives

JaLynn Evans Mass Communications Media Project

Today I will be interviewing Shanel Evans and we will discuss the importance of media from when she was growing up, and how it has impacted her life.

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.

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...

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 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...

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.

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.

Bryan X

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

In Their Own Words: Discovering Community Narratives of Healing & Resilience

How the African American community “copes and pivots” to ensure that they have a seat at the table.

Interview With my Dad

My dad, Charles E. Johnson Jr., talked with me about him life growing up in the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s. We discuss racism, segregation, life lessons, and family. We end on talking about the funny story of my birth.