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.” Continue reading “Conversation No. 55 – Talking With Shanai”
In our 46th conversation, we’re speaking with Erin. She’s from Brooklyn, NY and currently lives there. She spends her days, “right now…cooking, cleaning, getting ready to go back to work, living life, loving life, and spending time with family.”
Erin’s Most Likely To Is: Most Likely to Stop Procrastinating, Take Responsibility for My Actions, Live Life, and Make My Parents Proud Continue reading “Conversation No. 46 – Talking with Erin”
Chelsea was born in Haiti, grew up in Brooklyn, New York, and was living in Brooklyn at the time of her interview. Her days were spent “working as a college advisor at a nonprofit, reading a lot, meditating, practicing yoga, and trying to find ways to be better and keep myself grounded.”
Chelsea’s Most Likely To Is: Most Likely to Recover from Adversity Continue reading “Conversation No. 39 – Talking with Chelsea”
Over the weekend, while eating breakfast at my favorite diner, I saw two elderly women rise from their seats in the booth next to me and embrace each other in an extended hug while saying those words to each other. This simple combination of gesture and word, this display of authentic friendship, stopped me in the middle of my meal. Continue reading “Thank You For Being Here”
It’s been 18 years since I was 18. Unlike the young people turning up at 18th birthday parties this year, there’s no big celebration for those of us who entered the adult population the year most of the high schoolers in the Class of 2015 entered Earth.
This week brought us another round in the unfortunate beef between two of our most important public intellectuals, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson & Dr. Cornel West.
Maya is from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and has lived in Chicago, Illinois “for the majority of my life.” At the time of her interview, Maya was still living in Chicago and was spending her days, “trying to figure out precisely what it is I want to be when I grow up.”
Maya’s Most Likely To is: Most Likely to Not Care What Other People Think