Camille is from Brooklyn, New York. She was a college student living in Brooklyn at the time of her interview, and was spending her days “either working, going to school, or sleeping.”
Tobi is from Lagos, Nigeria. At the time of her interview, she was living outside of London, England, and had recently launched The Book Banque, a social enterprise focused on promoting literacy in Nigeria.
Patrick was born in Jamaica and grew up in Brooklyn, New York. He was living in Alaska and serving as a member of the U.S. Air Force at the time of his interview. He spent his days “waking up at five o’clock in the morning, going to work at two jobs, coming home…”
Shanai is from Brooklyn, New York, where she was living at the time of her interview. Her days were spent “working as a manager at a medical practice.”
Salihah is from New York City, and was a graduate school student living in the Bronx at the time of her interview. Her days were spent “[at] school and work…that’s pretty much how I’ve been spending my time as of late.”
Quaneesha – better known to friends and fans as Mimi – is an NYC-based actor who is a member of the quartet of young Black women at the center of the new movie trilogy, She EVIL.
Silver is from Brooklyn, New York. He had recently graduated from college at the time of his interview, and was living in Brooklyn as an animator and illustrator. His days were spent, “at this point…I spend most of the time just trying to find work, like I think most recent grads are.”
Bernadette is from Chicago, Illinois, and was living in the western suburbs of the city at the time of her interview. Her days were spent “advising college students, to build motivation in them, and to try to push them towards something greater in their lives.”
Raven is from Brooklyn, New York. She had recently completed her third year of college in Massachusetts at the time of her interview, and was spending her days “currently…getting adjusted to this 9-to-5 life. I’m interning in [New York City], so I pretty much just go to work, take naps, and try to eat.”
Alberto was born in New York City, raised in Providence, Rhode Island, and spent most of his teenage years in the Dominican Republic. He was beginning his first year as a transfer student at a university in Rhode Island at the time of his interview.