Imogene Brooks and Shirley Tarver

Best friends Imogene Brooks (63) and Shirley Tarver (70) reminisce about the good times they have had together throughout their long friendship, describe what it was like growing up on the border of Columbus, GA and Phenix City, AL as...

Mike Boehrer and Philip Sikora

One Small Step partners Mike Boehrer (53) and Philip Sikora (69) spend an hour discussing their personal political evolutions, law enforcement, and fatherhood in the context of retirement. Note: This interview contains mention of rape.

George Ready and Keelan Weeks

Keelan Ready Weeks (27) interviews her father George Ready (64) about his father, Bill Ready Sr., and his civil rights work. They talk George's childhood, their family history, and George's work in politics today.

Howard Cavner and Jenn Simmons

Jenn Simmons (39) interviews her friend, colleague, and mentor, Howard Cavner (68), about his childhood in the Ozarks region of Missouri, his relationship with his grandmother, the pride he has for his daughter, and the most important lessons that he...

Keith Jemison and Maybelle Wallace

Keith Jemison (64) shares a conversation with his dear friend Maybelle Wallace (92) about the history of Black Wall Street, including the Tulsa Massacre, as well as the continued importance of the Greenwood community and the power of love to...

Chestina Archibald and Albert Archibald III

Rev. Chestina Archibald (75) tells her son, Albert John "AJ" Archibald (50), about her childhood, family, and education.

George Scheer and Liesl Dana

Liesl Scheer Dana (50) has a conversation with her father, George M. Scheer, Jr. (85), about his parents and grandparents, his youth in Eatonton, Georgia, and his military service.

Vernon Frank Reeves and Sherri Taylor

Sherri Taylor (67) interviews her father, Vernon Frank Reeves (96), about what it was like being an educator in Okeechobee County, Florida during integration. They also talk about Vernon's childhood in Okeechobee and remember some characters from his hometown.

Katherine Sharp and Alf Sharp

Katherine Sharp [no age given] exchanges with her husband, Alf Sharp [no age given], their memories growing up in racially segregated towns in Tennessee, impactful events from their university years at Vanderbilt, and moments from when KS taught at a...

Michael L. Scott talks with his friend Angela Prandini

Michael Scott talks about his father McKinley Scott, growing up below the Mason-Dixon Line, and a bombing of their house by the Ku Klux Klan in North East, MD.

Sandy Fowler-Jones and Barbara Hershafft

Childhood friends and One Small Step conversation partners Sandy Fowler-Jones (67) and Barbara "Bobbie Jean" McLenny Herrschaft (67) talk about the importance of their friendship in 1960s North Carolina.

LaRico Treadwell and Michael Johansson

Michael Johansson (71) interviews his friend LaRico Treadwell (33) about his upbringing, his academic career, and his goals for the future.

Kimberly Lemite and Daniel Elliott

Friends and One Small Step partners Kimberly Lemite (54) and Daniel Elliott [no age given] reflect on the impact of their family histories. They talk about the legacy of slavery in the United States and what it means to truly...