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Josef on Making it Count

Working at an underground sex club taught me about hard work and humility. I got paid $9 an hou...

Judith on Changing Her Heart

As a child, I always felt like something was missing in my life. I grew up the only child with ...

Bill on Finding His Birth Parents

I'll be 60 in November, but I feel like I am getting younger as time moves forward.

Marek on Listening to George Clooney

One day, I was playing basketball with George Clooney and he asked me, through a friend because...

Howard on Keeping on a-Comin

I am one guy with a cowboy hat and a good looking horse fighting this drug war against an eleph...

Brianna on Being a Howard at Howard

When my professors ask me to introduce myself, and I say Brianna Howard, I always get a chuckle...

Herman on Being a Minority in Reverse

I look back on my life and realize that my upbringing is a little different than most. We were ...

Kim on Claiming Our History

"To me, it is incredible how Whitman spoke through the generations to people like Hughes, and s...

Mark on the Beauty of Silence

Miming doesn't make me think that words are less important. Words have their separate functions...

Bardia on Cooking for the President

One day back in the 90's, it was about 2 o'clock on a beautiful summer day and these two gentle...

Paul on the D.C. Republican Committee

While I think about how much easier my job would be if I worked in a red state like, Texas, I l...

Maudine on Her Only Regret

My first perception at Howard in the 50's was that all of the young men were impoverished becau...

Ahkibah Ben Yehuda on the African Hebrew Israelites

I had a growing consciousness around the fact that my people were taken from our homeland and b...

Pasquale on Streets Paved with Money

Here, we could have taken some lessons from Mussolini on how to handle the Mafia during my earl...

Keith on Being More Than the Sum of His Parts

In 1999, I had just finished a job up on East-West Highway and New Hampshire Avenue when the hi...

Dorothea on Memory

I graduated from high school during the Great Depression. I was admitted to a teacher's college...

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