Talking with my Grandma

On November 28, 2021 I talked with my grandma on what her life was like. She focused her jobs friends and family. She also told me about one of the best life lessons you can learn. I learned a lot...

The Experiences of an Eighty Year Old

My grandmother talks about her love of teaching, how it was raising eight children, and her childhood.

The Gentle Giant: Advocate of Human Rights

6'6" Cedric Murphy is a gentle giant with genuine love and affection for all of those around him. Listen as Cedric reflects on his life, as well as his ongoing mission: be an advocate for LGBTIQA+ individuals, civil rights, &...

An Interview with my Grandma

An interview with my 89 year old grandma who talks about growing up on a farm in California and being married to a military man.

Weaver Bros

Discussing with my parents a variety of topics including war veterans on both my mother's and my father's sides. Starting with my mother talking about her childhood, her father's career as a forester, and our ancestry. Read from records my...

Steve Desroches and Kristen Becker

Steve Desroches (47) and Kristen Becker (45) discuss Becker's career as a stand up comic including touring the South with Jay Bakker, the son of Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker, as well as her childhood spent in both the North...


My grandmother, who I affectionately call Memu, discusses growing up in the 50s in Shreveport, Louisiana, balancing education with raising two children, and her experience as a nurse. “I would like to be remembered as a fair person, a loving...

I look at their children and they are so full of love and empathy and love. My kids are the parents I wish I could have been like.

Activist Deborah Allen talks about organizing ACT UP Shreveport as a single, working mom who also was attending college. She made a living as a hairstylist and sewing gowns for drag queens. After her friend John David was diagnosed with...

If these people would take five minutes to say hello and get to know me, this old queen’s got some pretty interesting things to say.

Part 2 of 2 (This interview contains strong language and brief descriptions of sexual acts.) From a young age, Randy Moulder was a victim of sexual abuse and exploitation by neighbors, family members, and his school principal. As a teen,...

Christina Jones Interview for the Great Thanksgiving Listen, 2015

In this interview, conducted on November 29, 2015 in Shreveport, Louisiana, Christina Jones (16) interviews her grandfather Clyde Jones (62) about his life growing up in the south.

Barrow Peacock and Mary Van Osdell

Senator Barrow Peacock (47), talks with his legislative assistant, Mary Ann Van Osdell (59), about growing up in Shreveport, his views on education and economic prosperity, and his experience as a Senator for Louisiana District 37.

My Mimi’s Life

My grandma, Diane Captain, looks back at her early life and the Civil Rights Movement. She compares her generation's macho to the current one's social media craze.

Vernisha Spells asks her grandmother Jeanne Spells about her childhood.

On Thanksgiving I asked my grandmother about her childhood to get an insight on her life before my dad and me.

Gazi Zibari talks about growing up in Kurdistan and moving to America at a young age

In this interview, conducted in December 2, 2017 I mainly interviewed my father about his early life and how the people around him made him the man he is today. We also talked about his family and how important they...

Donna Johnson and Sherri Teer

One Small Step partners Donna Johnson (38) and Sherri Teer (40) talk about their lives as teachers and professionals in the education field, their respective beliefs and values, and some possible ideas for how the educational system might be improved.

Wilfred Delphin and Chris Chandler
October 30, 2020 OSS Hub

One Small Step partners Wilfred Delphin (71) talks with Chris Chandler (51) about their educational values, shared love of travel, their most influential people, and why someone's sexual orientation shouldn't matter in a conversation.

Adelina Taylor talks about stories of her life, marriage,and family.

Adelina Grande Taylor talks about her early childhood and her family background. She talks about World War II and her memories of it. She talks about her late husband telling stories about him and how they met. She speaks of...

Maguire family’s great thanksgiving listen

My father and I talked about his life and how he is most influenced

Getting to Know My Papa: Conversation between Lionel 2.0 & Lionel 4.0!

I, Lionel Fraser IV, interviewed my paternal grandfather for whom I am named. I learned about his childhood, parenting challenges with my dad and how my Papa wants to be remembered!