Papa

This is me interviewing my papa about his life.

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John Thompson and Peter Sweger

One Small Step partners and fellow Oklahomans John Thompson (68) and Pete Sweger (46) discuss their work and in education and healthcare. They speak further about prison reform and education reform in Oklahoma.

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Janice Hinton and Jack Jenkins

One Small Step conversation partners Janice "Jan" Hinton (73) and Jack "Jay" Jenkins (54) share about their personal backstories, how their politics were shaped, and about the difficulty of sharing political values.

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The Life of Grandpa Danny

We talked about family and the importance of it. We talked about his job when my parents were growing up. And finally we talked about how religion and spiritualtiy and what that means to him.

Show some respect!

In this story from the first year of court-ordered desegregation (1968 Oklahoma City), new student Debi (now 69) shares an important lesson in respect for others whose life experience she is only learning about. The lesson proved valuable to her...

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Sheri Lockhart and Matthew Mclarty

One Small Step conversation partners Sheri Lockhart (61) and Matthew Mclarty (44) talk about Sheri’s history of moving around, Matthew’s experiences as a veteran, their views on prejudice, and abortion.

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Denise McGough and Michael Lombardi

One Small Step conversation partners Denise McGough (65) and Michael "Mike" Lombardi (70) explore their shared values of respectful communication across political difference, shared experiences as Americans abroad, and reflect on current issues we face such as structural racism, healthcare...

Glennette Rozelle & Jennifer Mack

This is a conversation about witnessing something as a child, and not truly understanding what was seen until decades later. Glennette Rozelle and her half-sister Jennifer Mack grew up in Del City, Oklahoma during the 1970s. They were used to...

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Patricia Powell and Moira Lynch

One Small Step conversation partners Patricia Powell (38) and Moira Lynch (52) discuss their upbringings, race, neurodiversity, faith, and the power of difference.

Reflections on Life

He talks about his family, childhood, and values. He also mentions how his life has been and how he hopes the future will be better.

Interview with pastor Jerry

In this interview I got to learn about my pastor whom I haven’t fully gotten to know yet. I got to ask quesiton about his life and how God has impacted it!

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Mike Hixon and Elizabeth Mlekush

One Small Step participants Mike Hixon (50) and Elizabeth "Liz" Mlekush (53) share a conversation about living, working, and dating in Oklahoma. They talk about how their divorces shaped each of them and how they approach failure in life.

Troy Anthony Small- Getting Your Feet Wet

Curtis Diaz speaks with his friend and colleague Troy Small on his life, how his career in music has inspired him, and his experience growing up as a Black first generation American.

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Bert Belanger and Janice Martin

One Small Step partners and Oklahoma City residents Janice Martin (66) and Bert Belanger (65) discuss how their lived experiences have informed their perspectives on race, gender, abortion, adoption, and faith.