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Caption: Ronald Clark and Jamilah Clark
During the 1940s, custodians who worked for the New York Public Library often lived inside the buildings they tended. In exchange for cleaning and ...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2017
  • Length: 02:11
Caption: Johnny Holmes (left) and Christian Picciolini (right)
In the 1990s, Johnny Holmes was head of security at a high school in Blue Island, Illinois, located just outside of Chicago, where he met Christian...

  • Added: Oct 10, 2017
  • Length: 02:19
Caption: Dr. William Lynn Weaver
In 1964, Dr. William Lynn Weaver was one of 14 black teens who integrated West High School in Knoxville, Tennessee. At StoryCorps, he spoke about h...

  • Added: Oct 03, 2017
  • Length: 05:41
Caption: Omar Ali with his family. Omar is standing fourth form the left holding his daughter., Credit: Courtesy of Awal Ibrahim
Omar Ali is a hero in the eyes of his family. He embarked on a long journey that could have landed him nearly anywhere, fighting to find a safe spa...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2017
  • Length: 05:47
Caption: The author's parents, Fetiha Omer and Abdul-Basit Hassan, in Somalia., Credit: Courtesy of Zubeyda Ahmed
"My dad's life story is kind of like Cinderella’s. He grew up without a mom, worked for an evil relative and found his princess in the least expect...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2017
  • Length: 05:40
Caption: The mother of RadioActive producer Hanad Jama, Nimo Husien with her niece Ardo Hersi. (Also a RadioActive producer.), Credit: Courtesy of Hanad Jama
Who are helpers? Often it's people who know how much it means to be helped.

  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 05:12
Caption: Mr. Drego Little teaches a class at Rainier Scholars., Credit: KUOW PHOTO/FEVEN MEKONENN
We all remember the influential teacher who made a difference in our lives. But for Drego Little, the teacher that changed his life was the one he ...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 05:56
Caption: RadioActive hosts Paul Kiefer and Hassan Abdi., Credit: KUOW PHOTO/JENNY ASARNOW
RadioActive youth producers take a look at one of the most important things in their lives: school.

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 12:12
Caption: RadioActive youth producers Ahlaam Ibraahim and Esa Tilija. Ibraahim says 'when you're born, they call you a lighty, and it's praised.', Credit: Esa Tilija
"When you're born, they call you a lighty, and it's praised." RadioActive Youth Producers Ahlaam Ibraahim and Esa Tilija explore the world of colo...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2017
  • Length: 14:18
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In the United States, we take the right to get an education for granted but that's not the case for many refugees. RadioActive's Faisa Muse brings ...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2017
  • Length: 05:12
Caption: Kelli Bowdy, Credit: Lara Solt
Kelli Bowdy, a senior at O.D. Wyatt High in Fort Worth, wants to be a nurse — she took special classes through school to make it happen. She’s plan...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2017
  • Length: 03:17
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At this time four years ago, Phantasia Chavers of Cedar Hill was struggling with her sister’s departure for college. Today, it’s Phantasia who’s ge...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2017
  • Length: 04:18
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For decades, studies have shown African-American students are disciplined more often and with greater consequences than their white peers. Now, a n...

Bought by WOUB and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 03:16
  • Purchases: 2
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Calvin Burns and his teenage daughter, Stepheni Bellamy, visit StoryCorps to have a difficult conversation about rac

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Apr 24, 2017
  • Length: 02:50
  • Purchases: 1
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For a girl that wasn't supposed to be here, Destiny Roberts has a mission. It's to spread love and acceptance through her music. KFAI's Erianna Jil...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2017
  • Length: 04:51
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Judge Michael John Ryan talks with his son, Michael Benjamin Ryan, about growing up in an abusive household, and how he found the strength to gradu...

Bought by WEZU and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Mar 06, 2017
  • Length: 02:20
  • Purchases: 2
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Born 1981 — Sports Coordinator, Penn Hills YMCA Interview by Dominic Burden, Azeiryus Britt & Darrell Holloway

  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 04:44
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Coach Craig Williams Born 1971 — Retired, US Navy; President, Penn Hills Midget Football Association Interview by Miguel Jackson & Cameron Griffin

  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 04:33
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Born 1959 — Funeral Home Associate, House of Law Inc. Interview by Cameron Tarrant, Daivon Stephens, Tamar Patillo

  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 05:35
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Born 1980 — Executive Director, Penn Hills YMCA Interview by Garrison Kemp, Raymeir Williams & Ronald Wiggins

Bought by KHSU


  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 05:16
  • Purchases: 1
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Born 1988 — Community Activist Interview by David Freeman, Nasheed Goodwine & Lamont Johnson

  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 04:33
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Born 1988 — Founder/Host, Common Conversation412 Interview by Taquan Peters & David Staples

  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 04:39
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Born 1967 — Curator, Allegheny City Historic Gallery Interview by Daivon Giles & Tyreece Archie

  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 05:09
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Born 1970 — Site Manager, YouthPlaces Interview by Tyreece Archie & Daivon Giles

  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 04:55
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Born 1969 — Program Manager, Brothers and Sisters Emerging Interview by Jordan Franklin, Lydell Price & Ramir Johnson

  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 05:19