Revealing Truths, One Story at a Time

This interview took place in Thornton, CO on May 19th, 2019. In this interview I ask my 70 year old grandpa questions about his life in Denver, Colorado, where he grew up. We go in depth about his experience in...

The Proof is in the Pandemic (Part 1)

Honest vulnerability made Shyla and I fast friends when we met in Southeast Asia, far from our Southern roots. I also became a fan of her writing (under the pseudonym S.M. Holland) and took this opportunity to discuss "Get In...

Rejecting Culture

In this interview, I, Annelise Schirmer, and my mother, Renée Schirmer, explore her experiences through the Cold War, Vietnam War, and Civil Rights Movements in the north. She describes her involvement with the rock and hippie groups, contributing to counterculture...

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Joe Kershaw and Darius Young

Friends and fellow "Rattlers," Darius Young (42) and Joe Kershaw (73), discuss the work Joe's family has done to keep Florida A&M University open, as well as the work Darius now does to preserve the legacy of those who fought...

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Talethia Edwards, Anita Wimberly, and Valerie George

A group of African-American "sista friends," Talethia Edwards (39), Valerie George (38) and Anita Wimberly [no age given], chat about life, intimate platonic friendships, family, marriage and the importance of their bond in the African-American community. They talk about the...

Racial Profiling In The Midwest

In this Interview I speak with Pedro Contreras about his experiences with racism and racial profiling in the U.S. specifically at Columbus Ohio, where he attended law school at The Ohio State University.

Jim Henry and Danielle Henry – Atlanta Sit In 1960

Jim Henry was a junior at Morehouse College in February 1960 when he participated in a sit-in with other black students in Atlanta.

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Ron Pollack and Michael Wenger

Friends Mike Wegner (71) and Ron Pollack (69) talk about meeting as young white college students in New York, and their subsequent involvement in the Civil Rights movement, including the Freedom Summer. They talk about how it shaped the rest...

Joseph Jones III, Verna Hollis, Diane Bowens, Shirley Green-Reese, and Carol Barner-Seay

“Being in a place like that, I didn’t feel like we was human.” In July of 1963, a group of African American protesters were arrested during a series of non-violent, anti-segregation demonstrations in Americus, Georgia. More than a dozen girls,...

Grandpa James Stevens and Grandson Eric Nielsen
December 1, 2022 App Interview

I, Eric Nielsen (17), interview my Grandpa, James Stevens (76) who has dementia. We discuss his youth, friends, and family, as well as what it was like growing up in the tumultuous 60’s.

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Ann Scott and Courtney Horton

Courtney Horton [no age given] shares a conversation with her colleague, Ann "Annie" Scott (77), about Ann contracting polio when she was a child, about her family, the different jobs she has worked over the years, and about advocacy for...