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Storytellers: Doing what they do

Before there was the written word, there were oral storytellers, and StoryCorps Atlanta had the pleasure of recording conversations at… Read more.

Posted on Thursday, February 23rd, 2012.

Tierra S. Jackson and John Horan

The Meaning of Success

Facilitator John White and I visited North Lawndale College Preparatory Charter High School‘s Collins campus in Chicago, Illinois, to collect… Read more.

Posted on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012.

camas and fish

The ballad of Everet and Barbara

A Thursday morn did Everet Martin and his wife come in, to have their story, now recorded in the Library-… Read more.

Posted on Tuesday, February 14th, 2012.


2012: Year of the Dragon!

Happy Lunar New Year, from StoryCorps San Francisco! The team had a table at the Oakland Museum’s annual Celebration of… Read more.

Posted on Friday, February 10th, 2012.


Challenging the Quiet Police

Okay, I must admit that when I think of libraries, the image conjured (as stereotypical and dated as it may… Read more.

Posted on Thursday, January 19th, 2012.


Everyone Makes History in the Fruitvale

If there’s one thing I’ve witnessed time and time again while working at StoryCorps, it’s the power of storytelling and… Read more.

Posted on Wednesday, January 18th, 2012.

Monica, Lynmarie, and Susan Singer at StoryCorps Atlanta

An Inventive Father

Have you ever heard of the mahasi? What about the clip grip or the rotary creel? These and other unique… Read more.

Posted on Friday, January 13th, 2012.

Andre Golston (L) & Danny Rivera (R)

“Why don’t you join my gang?”

StoryCorps Door-to-Door traveled to the Windy City to record stories of teachers, staff members, and students at EPIC Academy Charter… Read more.

Posted on Wednesday, January 11th, 2012.


Ganas, Comunidad, y Orgullo (Desire, Community, and Pride)

StoryCorps San Francisco kicked off National Teachers Initiative interviews this fall with a unique and innovative Bay Area high school,… Read more.

Posted on Thursday, December 22nd, 2011.

100 Black Men of America

StoryCorps Atlanta set up recording equipment at the Michael A. Grant Boys and Girls Club in Austell, Georgia to record… Read more.

Posted on Wednesday, December 21st, 2011.

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