John Bryant and Leslie Kreines

Friends, John Bryant (81) and Leslie Kreines (60) share their thoughts on race and religion and the current political climate of the world.

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...

Kimberly Lemite and Daniel Elliott

Friends and One Small Step partners Kimberly Lemite (54) and Daniel Elliott [no age given] reflect on the impact of their family histories. They talk about the legacy of slavery in the United States and what it means to truly...

History Podcast

We discussed historical questions from an interview

History Class Interview

This is interview was about history classes and the outlook it has from today’s adults.

Edouard Duval-Carrie and Axelle Liautaud

Edouard Duval-Carré (63) speaks to his longtime friend Axelle Liautaud (70) about their views on Haiti's cultural production as well as their shared work as cultural curators and artists.

Hugh Neely and Kirstin McCann

Hugh Neely (68) and his One Small Step conversation partner Kirstin McCann (67) talk about their work- Kirstin as an educator, and Hugh currently as a photography instructor at a California state prison, their shared adoration of Thomas Jefferson, slavery's...

Etha Amling and Juergen Amling

Juergen interviews Etha about her efforts to learn more about her family heritage.

A Tale of Two Plantations Connecting Lives 200 years later

In this talk the historian Richard Dunn talks to Colleen Rodgers about the book he wrote that chronicles the lives of her ancestors in the 1770s that lived on the Mesopotamia Plantation in Jamaica.

Diana Moreno and Marquis Rice

[Recorded October 7th, 2021] Diana Moreno and Marquis Rice, both undergraduate students at the University of Virginia, have a One Small Step conversation. They discuss their family backgrounds, Marquis's military service, being a first generation college student, and how their...

The Great Thanksgiving listen

My grandma and I talked about how it was growing up in her life and how it was compared to my life. We also talked about slavery and how it impacted her life. We compared my childhood to here and...

Lorrianne Green talks to her granddaughter about Growing up in the Depression era

On November 23, 2017 Leah Hall Interviews her grandma Lorrianne Green about her life. Lorrianne explains to Leah what it was like growing up African American in the Great Depression era. And how it affected her family and her life....

Bucky Neal and Brenda Brown-Grooms
September 16, 2020 OSS Hub

One Small Step conversation partners Bucky Neal (65) and Brenda Brown-Grooms (65) have the hard but important conversation about their ancestry - slaveowners and slaves - and also discuss the Black Lives Matter Movement and the perceived inequality they've inherited.

Ogilvie Family History

How the family got to Grenada and how many generations were there

Karla With a K and Lucinda Whitehurst

Karla with a K (64) and Lucinda Whitehurst (58) talk in their One Small Step conversation about racism in Virginia, the impact that slavery has had on the U.S. historically, and the COVID-19 vaccine.

Race interview

We discussed educating Americans on the mistreatment of Black people throughout much of America’s history.

Civil War Discussion

Today we discussed the Civil war and how it begun.

Raymond Warren and Martha Warren

Raymond "Paul" Warren (62) talks with his mother Martha "Dixie" Warren (91) about her family history which has roots to the Colonial Dames, growing up on a plantation, and what her experience of race relations has been in her 91...

Marta Pearson and DeAnna Hadley

Marta Pearson (72) talks with her friend DeAnna Hadley (52) about sympathy, empathy, racism, the pain it causes and the need for African-American stories to be shared. She describes seeing a raw cotton field for the first time, being denied...