Karen Whitsett and Chris Jakob

Karen Whitsett (49) remembers her parents with her son, Chris Jakob (26). Karen talks about her childhood, family history, and the many sacrifices that her parents made for her. She discusses why Detroit holds a special place in her heart...


Talking to my dad about some of the most important and life changing people/memories he has.

Hannah & Austin

Hannah interviewing her boyfriend Austin about some of life’s most important questions

Nursing School

It was quick, we just talked about nursing school and the final exam. How it was difficult, but worth the achievement.

Cyn Levis' test for the Great Thanksgiving Listen 2021

Cyn Levis is testing out the StoryCorps connect in this interview, as a student from Eastern Michigan University to get more familiar with it in preparation for the Great Thanksgiving Listen 2021. Cyn Levis is a student in Psychology of...

Grand Haven

Summer vacation weeks in Grand Haven, St LMo cottage

Interview my classmate, Coco

In this voice memo I learned about cocos life, what she would do when she’s older, who she’ll always remember, her favorite things. What I learned from her in this, is that Coco is a caring person who loves animals,...

Interview with my mom

In this interview, I will be asking my mom about her past.

Interviewing my dad

His life and what has happened through this life and some funny stories

Listening to the life of my Mother

Hearing about Detroit from the 50s through the 70s from a woman who grew up on Saint Mary’s Avenue in Detroit and how things have changed since then. She also gives us a glimpse into her own personal life and...

To be kind, to be loving

A short interview with my mother Daphne Bailey and having her review her accomplishments, and her life in general

The Story of Us: DCP-HW Year 1

We shared the experiences we had during the first year of a brand new school, Distinctive College Prep: Harper Woods.

Family, education, and Life Lessons

Jehne’ Quinn (15) with her Mother Tomeshia, talks about her childhood growing up . Education was a big factor then and since she’s been a parent she made education a must in our household. She talks about how family is...

Bianca Monzon and Ambyr Amen-Ra

Bianca Monzon (29) and her friend and colleague Ambyr Amen-Ra (38) talk about their work at Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR).

R’reanna Cartwright and her dad Erin Rhodes talk about life

This interview is about my dad and his opinions or facts about his life and experiences. This interview is conducted in December 2017 in Northville, Michigan. R’reanna Cartwright (14) interviews her dad Erin (Aaron) Rhodes (28) about his memories, thoughts...

A Teen Mom Who Continues Her Journey and Never Quits

Aniya Callaway( age 15 on the right)Interviews her Grandmother; Teresa(age 58 on the left) who explains their family history. Tells us a brief description about her being a teen mom and what she went through. Her dreams as a OBGYN...