Rhonda Wilborn and Morgana Wilborn

Rhonda Wilborn (67) and her daughter, Morgana Wilborn (34), discuss their relationship together as mother and daughter. Rhonda shares memories of her grandmother and of Morgana as a baby, and the two discuss their opinions on and experiences with race.

Dhruv Patel and Preethy Jayant

Dhruv Patel (17) speaks with his school counselor Preethy Jayant (38) about identity and culture, and shares how impactful it has been to work with her, as she was his first South Asian teacher.

Aunt Louise’s Life Story (Colorism)

Story of Colorism. How a woman forgave her mother for giving her up for adoption because of the color of her skin.

VCU Student Interprets Colorism
December 3, 2017 App Interview

Mass Communication major interviews a VCU student about colorism and how it impacts the community.

Melva Curry and La-Verna Fountain

One Small Step partners Melva Curry (75) and La-Verna Fountain (64) discuss their personal values, identities, religious beliefs, motherhood, and potential solutions to social ills.

Synthia Hoover, Mary Ann Hoover, and Sylvester Hoover

Synthia Hoover (35) talks with her parents, Mary Ann Hoover (63) and Sylvester Hoover (64), about racism, colorism and resiliency. They reflect on how COVID-19 impacted their lives and what their hopes are for the future.

Jamie Moore and Theresa Davis

Jamie Moore (31) and her mother Theresa Davis (47) talk about Theresa's experience as the white mother of seven Black children. They talk about attending a Black Baptist church in Sonoma county but being excluded due to Theresa's outsiderness as...

Marvin Pettiford and Daulton Jones

Friends Marvin Pettiford (84) and Daulton Jones (24) talk about their unique experiences of blackness through different generational experiences. They discuss what racism has looked like in the past and how it looks now, and share their hopes for the...

Good and Bad hair

We talk about the effects of colorism and texturism on the black community