Life Stories

Life Stories features the lives and perspectives of select individuals who have helped shape our community. it’s a celebration of Black voices in our community.  You’ll hear stories of joy, resilience, empowerment, and creating amazing things out of struggle. 

Each life story is presented in smaller audio pieces.  Each of them is a living account of what it means to be Black in the past or today.

Click on any of the narrators below to hear their stories.

Carolyn Brooks

Clarence Hawkins

Milford Murray

Mary Walker

Reba Walker

Allen Johnson

Ruby JohnsonVivian Issacs