Rich Ross and Brook Wilensky-Lanford

[Recorded Thursday, November 11, 2021] Rich (33) and Brook (44) recorded a One Small Step conversation together in Charlottesville, Virginia. They discussed democratic participation, voting, gerrymandering, the US economy, and the differences between political parties at the national and local...

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.

David Dodson and Christy Hightower
January 31, 2017 App Interview

In February of 1965 David Dodson, then an Assistant Chaplain at Colgate University, drove from New York to Atlanta, Georgia along with James Martin and another black Colgate student to attend a meeting of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)...

Jackie Walker Discusses Historical Politics from an African American Woman’s Perspective

In this interview, Jacqueline Walker, an English professor in Denton, Texas, discusses her upbringings in rural Georgia and her political activism from an early age. As an African American woman, she offers a very unique historical perspective on several presidencies...

McLane Evans and Gilbert Evans

McLane Evans (51) shares a conversation with her father, Gilbert Evans (80), about Gilbert’s work as a poll observer for the federal government to support the 1965 Voting Rights Act.

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...

Penelope LePome and Mary Avery

Penelope LePome (77 ) and Mary Avery (63) discuss California geopolitics, the pressures of being a public official, and the impacts of Covid 19 on their respective communities.

Sang Park and Sooyoung Kim

Sang Park (82 years old) shares his experience and motivations as a campaign organizer for BJ Pak, the first Korean-American to run for state legislator in the State of Georgia during state elections in Fall 2000. 박상(82) 씨가 2000년 가을에...

Judith Emma Davis Late Peace Corps Volunteer and Voting Rights Advocate Pt2

Judith tells her story of working in the Peace Corps and with the UN to bring free elections to many countries.

Frankie Roberts and Bryan Talbott

Frankie Roberts (56) talks with his coworker, Bryan Talbott (46), about racial equity, the importance of the Black Lives Matter movement, and how the history of Wilmington, North Carolina continues to impact the city.

Barbara Caddell and Myra Evans

Friends Barbara Caddell [no age given] and Myra Evans [no age given] talk about their involvement in the League of Women Voters and learning local history as it relates to women's suffrage.

Earle Fisher and Faith Morris

Dr. Earle Fisher (41) interviewed by his colleague Faith Morris (64) about growing up in Benton Harbor, MI and moving to Memphis, TN on a basketball scholarship, his academic achievements and work as a pastor, civil rights issues he's passionate...

Sandra’s Encounter

My Grandmother talkes about her experiences with segregation, discrimination, voting rights and education during her teenage years and childhood.

Tracey Parker and Loryl Tabone

One Small Step Partners, Tracey Parker (54) and Loryl Tabone (46), take an hour to share insights and perspectives on politics in the family, trans issues, voting patterns, and their life's current sources of joy.

Michael Bremer and Susan Cummings
December 15, 2023 OSS Hub

One Small Step conversation partners Michael Bremer (75) and Susan "Susie" Cummings (76) have a conversation that touches on family acceptance, tragedy, politics and voting.

Harry Nussdorf and Babette Albin

Spouses Harry Nussdorf [no age given] and Babette Albin [no age given] discuss their shared history of political activism and voting advocacy work.

Kevin Gaines and Richard Litchfield

[Recorded Tuesday, June 7, 2022] Kevin Gaines and Richard Litchfield have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, VA. Kevin is a professor of History and African American Studies at the University of Virginia and Richard is recently retired, having...

Ron Williams and Barbara Feinberg

One Small Step partners Ron Williams (52) and Barbara Feinberg (81) exchanges stories that humbled them, lessons from parenting, and fears about the future of their country.

Sarah Moriarty and Marilyn Lindsey

One Small Step conversation partners Sarah Moriarty (32) and Marilyn Lindsey (67) discuss their families, working as educators, and their political views.

Jan Flapan and Mary Schaafsma

Jan Flapan (age not given) and Mary Schaafsma (age not given) speak about their experience at the League of Women Voters.