Channon Wilson and her mother Lakeshia Taylor talk about life lessons learned in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

In this interview, conducted in November 2021 in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, Channon Wilson(16) interviews her mother(46) about her life and the lessons she learned in the city she grew up in. Ms. Taylor shares stories about her happiest...

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William Proctor and Summer Cody

Summer Cody (23) interviews County Commissioner William “Bill” Proctor (62) about his childhood, his family, and his career as a pastor, an adjunct professor of political science at Florida A&M University, and County Commissioner of Leon County.

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Carlton Brantley, Larry Dowdell, and Reginal Richardson

Friends and former colleagues Carlton Brantley (60), Larry Dowdell (70), and Reginal Richardson (64), talk about working for the Muscogee County School District and their fight to receive their retirement fund. They discuss their legal battle and the verdict and...

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Monica Whatley and Bandele [no name given]

Monica Whatley (32) interviews her friend, Bandele [no name given] (73), about his incarceration in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Bandele reflects on what he learned during the 33 years during which he was detained, his relationship...

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Fatimah Fanusie and Faridah Abdul-Tawwab Brown

Twin sisters, Fatimah Fanusie (46) and Faridah Abdul-Tawwab Brown (46), share a conversation about their unwavering and unquestioning identity as Muslim African-American women.

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George Williams and Hazel Diaz

George Williams [no age given] and his new friend Hazel Diaz (35) discuss George's father's military career and life. George remembers his father Lt. Col. George Williams, who served in the Air Force.

Desmond Fernandez's Story

Desmond Fernandez shares his experiences with racial identity, microaggressions, activism, and pride for Westerville Public Library's Westerville Voices project.

Vashitta Johnson's Story

WeRISE launch team member Vashitta Johnson shares her journey through advocacy work, her commitment to racial justice, and her hopes for an equitable future. This interview is part of Westerville Public Library's Westerville Voices project.

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Hawwa Youngmark and Carolyn Young

One Small Step conversation partners Carolyn Young [no age given] and Hawwa Youngmark [no age given] discuss navigating their different identities, dealing with tragedy, their faith, and their shared love of comic books.