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William (Bill) Mayweather (71) and his granddaughter Lauren Jefferson (15) are interviewed by their daughter/mother, Tonya Groomes (45) about a member of their family being part of the Pulitzer Prize winning book “Slavery By Another Name.”
Michael Diaz-Rivera (23) interviews his mother, Linda Diaz-Rivera-Cleveland (46) about her life, focusing on her experience as a mother.
Roosevelt Harris (68) has a conversation with his colleague Zack Carter (59) about the effect of the oil spill on his own family and on his community.
Malik Brooks (14) and his teacher Matthew Coons (28) talk about music, school and violence in the community.
Claire interviews Emma Lou about growing up in Chestnut, Alabama. Emma Lou remembers from childhood about her mother, great-grandmother and her brother, Jim.
Thomas R. Leach tells son Carlyle Leach of the diversity of his Brooklyn neighborhood as a child, discusses the place of African Americans in the sports world, and shares his predictions for the United States in this (2008) “Year of...
Friends, Murray Pierce (66) and Paul L. A. Reneau (61), talk about their experiences as former athletes at the University of Montana, membership with the Black Student Union, athletic career, and living in Missoula, Montana.
Yvette J. Benjamin (62) tells her friend, Dr. Linda Degutis (55), of her career path in medicine and describes her life in semi-retirement.
Jamaal D. Fisher (30) talks with StoryCorps Facilitator Marquita James (24) about his life.
Friends Adrienne Scott-Ellis (53) and Thomas Szalay (67) talk about their connection to education and visual storytelling. They also talk about photography, family, and historical moments.
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...
Amelia Alice Vara (87) talks with daughter Mary Hernandez (65) and granddaughter Dawn Leal (37) about her service to her community.
Ada Marie Babineaux (58) interviews her mother, Geraldine Marie Babino (88), about her upbringing, life in Opelousas, Louisiana, and memories of her parents, Savannah Frank and Nathan Frank Sr. Geraldine also shares how she met her husband, how she settled...
Sunnetta “Sunny” Slaughter (42) talks to her friend Tiffany Westry (23) about being a survivor of domestic violence, learning that her daughter was a victim of child molestation, and becoming a victim’s advocate.
Ishmael Jihan (60), by his social worker and friend Abby Lamb (29) about his life growing up in Chicago and his involvement in the Black Panthers as well as his political views now.
College life, meeting and marrying spouse, life during WWII, Iwo Jima, death of spouse.
Sue Collins sits with pictures of her family as her mind wanders and refocuses on things around her.
Anita Rae Strange, 52, is interviewed by Jon Watts, 28, about her job as an exotic dancer and stripper at Atlanta’s venerable Clermont Lounge. She has danced at the club for over 30 years and was one of the first...
Georgie talks with her daughter Sonia Walker about growing up in Buffalo, the illnesses Georgia has suffered and the strength and perseverance they have learned as family.
Wendy Thomas (47) and Thajilah Olaiya (30) are classroom teachers in Washington D.C. who got to know each other through karate class, and talk about their beginnings as educators and the future of classroom education.
Moses McCrimager, 91, is interviewed by his friend Steven Blay, 35.
Corinthians Walker (43) interviews her mother, Leola Walker (78), about her grandmother Annie who ran a rooming house on Auburn Avenue next to Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta's historic King District during the Civil Rights Movement and lived to be...
Etelvina Hernandez (81) is interviewed by her daughters, Monica García (47) and Maribel Barrera (45) about her childhood in México, her life in the U.S. and her job with Mary Kay Cosmetics.
Lynette D. Bates (47) talks with her brother Larnell Bates, Jr. (51) about family, parenting and good teachers.