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Floyd Wafer and Rachel Wafer

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Amari Allen and Trenette Gresham

Amari Allen (20) and her friend Trenette "T-Nice" Gresham (25) talk about being raised by their grandmothers, relationships, responsibility, and their hopes for the future.

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Hyacinth Edwards and Neville Weekes

Hyacinth Edwards (54) and Neville Weekes (57) talk about their relationship and his poetry.

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Irvin Davis and Jay Simon

Irvin Davis Sr. (70) talks to his nephew, Jay Simon (32), about his life, his family, and his community on the West Side of Chicago.

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Pamela Thomas and David Thomas

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Fiona Vernal and Isalena Gilzene

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Frederich Johnson II and Clyde Neville III

Friends Frederich Johnson II (57) and Clyde Neville III (49) share a conversation about their involvement in the Paul Robeson Institute for Positive Self-Development and the amount of care and passion that goes into the community work being done through...

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Richard Dobbins and Sherry Williams

Richard Dobbins Jr. (70) tells friend and colleague Sherry Williams (58) about growing up in Bronzeville, Chicago, and being in the Navy during the later '60s, early '70s.

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Darren Wells and Robert Craig

Darren Wells (55) shares a conversation with his mentee, Robert Craig (25), about their commitment to honesty and the role of “agreeing to disagree” in their relationship.

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Vivian Azalia and Timothy Rush

Vivian (19) and Timothy (22) talk about their involvement with after school programs at MOCA-- first as students and later as educators.

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Charles Everett and Delores Boyd

Retired Judge, Delores Boyd (63) interviews her childhood friend and church member, Charles Everett (63) about their memories of their church, Mt. Zion AME in Montgomery, Alabama and how the guidance and support from the members, leaders and community helped...

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Denise Swain and Mayra Sierra

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Jennifer Davis and Mickey Tate

Jennifer Davis (41) talks about her family's experiences during Hurricane Katrina, and Mickey Tate (56) talks about raising 5 children as a single father, and the role athletics has and continues to play in his life.

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Raul Deju and Darwensi Clark

Raul A. Deju (73) speaks to his new acquaintance Darwensi Clark (40) about his life as a Cuban refugee who became a physicist and successful entrepreneur in the United States.

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Clifford Mack and Brian Purcell

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Najah Abdul-Qawiyy and Asmaa Elamrousy

Najah Abdul-Qawiyy (21) talks with Asmaa Elamrousy (23) about her upbringing on Staten Island, her values and identity as a Black Muslim woman, her relationships with her family and her mother's leadership in the community, and her aspirations to be...

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Pamela McNeil and Tracey Cameron

Tracey (40) interviews Pam (56) about her experience as an African-American student at Wellesley College 35 years ago.

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Paulette Horton and Arthur Mack

Friends and colleagues Paulette Davis Horton (67) and Arthur L. Mack (67) have a conversation about the history of how freed slaves began being educated in post-Civil War Mobile, Alabama, and how some of those initial students impacted African-American education...

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Darrell Cobbins and Angela Copeland

Darrell Cobbins (46) talks with his friend Angela Copeland (40) about his childhood and life in Memphis, his family's roots and influences in the community, his own work in community based youth leadership, and his commitment to the future of...

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Valdon Daniel and Yvette Walcott

Yvette Walcott (52) asks her daughter's tutor, Valdon R. Daniel (71), about his career as a math teacher and tutor, advocating for community resources for students and poor people, building and improving housing projects in Athens, and his other work...

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Kate Strum and Leah Palmer

Collaborators, Kate Strum (36) and Leah Palmer (26), talk about their project, The Conversation Workshops, which they are starting in Oklahoma City, OK. Kate and Leah reflect on their work and discuss their hopes for the project's future.

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Ruth Britt, John Britt, and John Britt

Ruth Britt III (83) talks to her son John Lee Britt III (46) and her grandson John Britt IV (14) about the importance of proactively seeking out one's education, especially given the history of systemic inequities disadvantaging Black Americans in...

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Stacia Parker and Jade Rone

Jade L. Rone (21) talks with her mother, Stacia Parker (52) about coming into her home as a foster child, her circumstances at the time, and what she has learned since forming a relationship with Stacia.

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James Kearney and Janis Kearney

Janis Faye Kearney (67) interviews her brother James Kearney, Jr. (81) about his life. They discuss childhood memories, their parents, the value of religion in their lives, and family.