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Akiba Shabazz talks with her daughters Naja and Zuri about her life growing up with her parents in Memphis, her marriages and travels.
Bernard Scott Rush, 68, by his daughter, Nicole Rush (Maat Free), 35, about growing up in Mississippi then moving to New York City.
Kristin Tubre (28) talks to sister Kimberly Tubre (24) about their childhoods, their parents’ divorce, and being from New Orleans.
Debra Taylor (59) tell her son Eric Taylor (28)
Chandra Blackwell, 40, interviews her mother Nadine Blackwell, 80, about her memory and involvement in Brown vs. the Board of Education, integrating the Topeka Fire Department, and integrating the downtown Topeka restaurants.
Atem Da’Hajhock (28) and John Kuai (27) talk with Joan Hecht (57) about their experiences as one of the many young refugees from Sudan called the Lost Boys.
Carlissia, 21, interviews Sylverna, 57, about growing up in Virginia and Baltimore during the Civil Rights Movement, her interest in libraries, becoming Dean of Libraries at the University of Memphis, and the problems facing African Americans today.
Mechelle Brown and her son Curtis Williams about what it was like for Mechelle to be the younger parent of 3 children and words of wisdom she wants to pass on.
Wendy Thomas (47) and Thajilah Olaiya (30) are classroom teachers in Washington D.C. who got to know each other through karate class, and talk about their beginnings as educators and the future of classroom education.
Gwendolyn Henderson remembers her life in Tuskegee
Moses McCrimager, 91, is interviewed by his friend Steven Blay, 35.
Georgie talks with her daughter Sonia Walker about growing up in Buffalo, the illnesses Georgia has suffered and the strength and perseverance they have learned as family.
Mr. and Mrs. Smith discuss their families, their education and the Oakland of their youth.
George II interviews his father George I about his life, military service, happiness, beliefs, struggles.
Friends Timothy D. Holley, 36, and Marcus M. Williams, 25, discuss comemorating Martin Luther King Day, their careers and spirituality.
Andre Walker (25) talks to Peter Wilson (68) about the genealogical research that has led him to learn a lot about his family history.
Lynette D. Bates (47) talks with her brother Larnell Bates, Jr. (51) about family, parenting and good teachers.
Sisters Hinde Muya and Amina Osman are interviewed by McKenzie Wren. The pair discuss the path that brought them to the United States from a refugee camp in Somalia. Hinde shares her views about the differences between Somali Bantu culture...
Jason Walker interviews his father about his life in the military.
Dorothy talks about growing up in Kentucky and New Jersey, and facing segregation in both.
William (Bill) Mayweather (71) and his granddaughter Lauren Jefferson (15) are interviewed by their daughter/mother, Tonya Groomes (45) about a member of their family being part of the Pulitzer Prize winning book “Slavery By Another Name.”
Anita Hoffman Makuluni (49) and her husband Dean Makuluni (54) talk about Anita’s experiences as a Peace Corps volunteer in Malawi, their shared experiences as teachers at a secondary school there, and the origins of their relationship.
Michael Diaz-Rivera (23) interviews his mother, Linda Diaz-Rivera-Cleveland (46) about her life, focusing on her experience as a mother.
Ellie Bryan (21) talks to her friend Jeanne Boutang Croud (59) about her upbringing in Minneapolis and her racial identity - her mother is white, her father is biracial. Ellie is usually assumed to be white by people.