Alaska Shenanigans (A Brown Girl in a New World)

Liliana Talamantes moved from El Paso, Texas all the way to Alaska for college. She did encounter some discrimination because of her skin color.

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Raymond Lakes and Yolanda Lakes

Yolanda Lakes (50) sits down with her father, Raymond "Ray" Lakes (72), to ask about his upbringing in Columbus, GA and the world events, as well as personal experiences, that have shaped his current worldview.

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Anna Paloma Williams and Luz Kenyon

Anna Paloma Williams (32) asks her mother, Luz Kenyon (58), about what life was like for her as she immigrated to the United States from Mexico and raised her children in a new country. They also discuss the female role...

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Herb Albert and Karl Kimball

One Small Step partners Herb Albert (71) and Karl Kimball (61) sit down for a conversation about the political divide in our country and the obstacles of racial discrimination.

Noelle Martin and Shihru Martin: Facing Discrimination in a New Country

Shihru Martin (55) talks with her daughter, Noelle Martin (19) about her experiences moving from Taiwan to the United States and the challenges she faced with discrimination and the simple tasks having to do with language barriers and culture shock.

Racial discrimination

This interview explores the experiences of Brenda Valles, a school teacher, and the racial discrimination she faced as a child and now as an educator.

Southern Truth and Reconciliation (STAR) Interview with Vonceia Robinson RE: The Derius Robinson Case

On May 17, 2018, Ms. Vonceia Robinson gave this StoryCorps interview on behalf of her imprisoned son, Derius Robinson. The interview was conducted by Southern Truth and Reconciliation—STAR Inc., (www.southerntruth.net), a social justice organization based in Atlanta, Georgia. STAR intern,...

Maycon's Story: A Brazilian American Perspective on Race & Immigration

Lara Mangialardi (28) interviews her cousin's husband, Maycon, (30) about his experience leaving Brazil as a young child for a life in the United States. Maycon's story features his perception of racial discrimination as a social justice issue that is...

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Oscar Benoit and Mitzi Moss Duhon

Oscar Benoit (70) speaks with their friend Mitzi Moss Duhon (69) about their experience integrating Northside High School in Lafayette, Louisiana, where Mitzi attended, in 1970.

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Ngoc Trai Vo and Cam Hien Johnson

Ngoc "Trai" Vo (67) speaks with her daughter Cam Hein Johnson (40) about her early life in Vietnam. She discusses the obstacles she faced as a young, single mother, recounts her decision to come to the US, and encourages others...

Alaska Shenanigans (A Brown Girl in a New World)

Liliana Talamantes moved from El Paso, Texas all the way to Alaska for college. She did encounter some discrimination because of her skin color.

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Adriana Sanchez and Cesar Lucio

One Small Step conversation partners Adriana Sanchez (35) and Cesar Lucio (57) find the similarities and differences in their immigration stories to the United States from Mexico, having immigrated at different ages and in different decades. They reflect on the...

Equitable Dinners Stories! La Donna Williams

La Donna Williams is a Native ATLien, ordained minister, womanist, theatre artist, and lover of the arts. She’s one of the valued facilitators at Equitable Dinners. Here she talks about her experience switching from a white school system to a...

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Betty Brown-Chappell and Gail Patterson-Gladney

Sisters Betty Brown-Chappell (76) and Gail Patterson-Gladney (74) trade memories from growing up on a farm near Bangor, Michigan with six other siblings. They reflect on what it was like for their family to navigate being one of the only...

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Robyn Thirkill and Sarah Spector

One Small Step conversation partners Robyn Thirkill (47) and Sarah Spector (62) discuss how their upbringings impacted them, living intentionally and peacefully, and how they support their political values and intentions in ways that feel authentic to them.

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Michael Wehrle and David Shanks

One Small Step conversation partners Michael "Mike" Wehrle (70) and David "Dave" Shanks (64) consider how their upbringings and recent examples of police brutality have shaped their understanding of racism. They also discuss the issues they have with the current...

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Joshua Gardner and Shawsheen John

Joshua Gardner (27) talks to big sister Shawsheen Gardner John (30) about growing up in the Uintah Basin being mixed race. The siblings discuss what it felt like to be white and Ute while living on the Ute reservation, and...

SL Project

Maria E. Dominguez (42) talks about her childhood experiences as a Hispanic in predominantly white communities. The interview also describes how discrimination has affected her identity in society.

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Kip Guilbeau and Walter Davis

Friends Dr. Kip Guilbeau (58) and Dr. Walter Davis Sr. (86) discuss Dr. Davis’s book "The Journey of a Sharecropper’s Kid: On a Mission to Forgiveness" and discuss Dr. Davis’s childhood and journey to becoming a pastor and minister.