From Vanessa: At dusk staring down the Manhattan Bridge, Chloe and I attempted the impossible: an interview in the streets of Brooklyn. I thought I knew how to share on the fly, but then other memories came up and I was borderline going on a tangent. Lol. But it was great to be in my hometown remembering back to the first time I spoke with Precious...and the rest is history.
In this episode, Yvette Price describes her experience working in the judicial system as a front line manager. Yvette recounts how she motivates herself to stay positive when dealing with the frustration of continually being passed over for promotions, despite being a qualified, hard worker. LISTEN NOW.
In her story, "The Black Experience," Dania shares her approach to hair, qualifying statements made by non-black colleagues, pronouncing names, and the best practices she's developed by drawing wisdom from her experiences.
Katrina Croswell works in the higher education sector and asks us, "How do we, as African Americans (Black folks), reconcile with a society founded on our oppression?" We continue our story collection journey Katrina's, "The Awakening."