Stories from Atlanta
Memorable voices from our Atlanta StoryBooth
"When I look back, I do realize that I was a little bit too tough."
“I had a child to raise and I just could not die right then.”
"I thought that this was going to be a recipe for disaster."
This Women's History Month, celebrating the voices of black women from our Griot Initiative
"Nobody wanted to work with me."
Monica Harwell tells her daughter, Andrea Cleveland, about being the first woman to climb electric utility poles for ConEd in New York.
"You're like a little piece of Mommy on Earth."
Alice Mitchell and her brother, Ibukun, talk for the first time about their mother, who died just weeks after his birth.
"You told me you were so tired that you had fallen asleep at a red light."
Sonia Vasquez and her daughter, Tina Vasquez, talk about what it was like to grow up broke in the 1990s.
“My earliest memory is when you came to the first-grade classroom to dissect cow hearts.”
Dr. Jenna Lester talks with her mother, Dr. Sharon Brangman, about growing up in a family of black women who have dedicated their lives to medicine.