"I had a real extensive comic book collection."

Sharon Holley, a retired librarian, tells her husband, Kenneth, about preparing for her career at an early age. Holley operated Harambee Books and Crafts, a community black bookstore, for 29 years in Buffalo, NY.
Recorded in Buffalo, New York
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Sharon Holley, a retired librarian, tells her husband, Kenneth, about preparing for her career at an early age. Holley operated ...
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Recorded in Buffalo, New York
Produced by
Nadia Reiman

Facilitated by
Whitney Henry-Lester

In Partnership with
WBFO

Themes
Griot
Growing Up
Work

"I spent a couple of years overcompensating as a father."

Joseph Natale (L) tells his son Greg (R) about raising three children after the death of his wife.
Recorded in Buffalo, New York
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Joseph Natale (L) tells his son Greg (R) about raising three children after the death of his wife.
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Recorded in Buffalo, New York
Produced by
Katie Simon

Facilitated by
Chaela Herridge-Meyer

Themes
Romance