Obama’s Inauguration

My father shares his feelings about the first Black President given the long history of oppression within the United States against people of color, in particular Black people, how he was effected about the policies of the Obama administration and...

The 1980s Crack/Cocaine Epidemic in NYC

Looking at another lense of the crack/cocaine epidemic in NYC and how it has affected those.

Genealogy Project

We talked about our family's past and heritage. We also talked about my mom and my childhoods.

Interviewing my mother…

In this interview I sat down to talk with my mother about her childhood and why she decided to come to the U.S for a better life. She spoke to me about some of her struggles growing up and how...

RVM Ilana Rubenfeld Part 2
October 25, 2017 App Interview

Part 2. A life of integrating the mind and the body. The importance of not giving up, but being realistic as you follow your dreams

Teenhood in NYC in the ‘50s
November 25, 2017 App Interview

My grandmother and I talked about her experience during the UN vote on Israel, and what she was like as a teenager in NYC.

Dr. Barbara Mates interview

Growing up during WW2 as a Jew, religion, women’s rights, teaching, and the Great Depression all in one interview!

Ava Stryker-Robbins and Maya Soctam

Ava Stryker-Robbins and Maya Soctam—two 14-year-old friends—discuss the impact that Covid-19 has had on their lives and the general population. Although America was briefly touched on as well, the interview mainly focuses on the experience of living in Kolkota, West...

Great Thanksgiving Listen 2017 with Theresa Orso

Morgan Castro interviews her maternal grandmother Theresa Orso, age 83, for the Great Thanksgiving Listen 2017. They discuss Theresa's father, her early life, college education, nursing career, family, and faith.

A Brooklyn Teacher during 9/11

My mom was a teacher in Brooklyn during 9/11. She discusses what occurred in her school on that day and effects it had on NYC

Mother/Daughter Interview

My mother travels out of the country often and this interview zooms into our life and how traveling has impacted her and our lives

Sidney Fiarman

We talked about my father’s experience as the child of Jewish immigrants who escaped World War II. He described growing up in an all-immigrant neighborhood in the Bronx in the 1930s.

Interview with my Mother

In this interview, I interview my mother about her childhood, family, and memories. She explains how she wants to affect others and be remembered as someone who helped and influenced them to do better. Family has been a major part...

Yolanda Rojo 1/7/18

1st interview with my mom to talk about her past and what she is grateful for.

Artie Ripp's Childhood and his Place in the Music Industry

“It was very loud, greasy, noisy, and something you wanted to get away from” (0:17-0:27). On January 2nd, 2019 in Valley Village, California, Ari (15) and her grandfather, Artie Ripp, sat down to discuss his circumstances growing up and his...

Mom’s Love
October 5, 2018 App Interview

The mom's is really important to Xingcen. He respect to his mom's love and how he express his love to his mom without words.

Grandma’s achievements and wisdom

We discussed my grandmothers top greatest achievements in life. She talked about the person who influenced her the most in life which is her mother. Finally, she gave a piece of advice to hold onto forever.