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A profile of the Whitelaw Hotel which was established in 1919 and developed, designed, and financed by Black professionals.

Historical Profile

On this episode of the career interview series, we are joined by Hazel Watson a Clinical Care Associate (CCA) from Berbice, Guyana. Hazel’s passion for healthcare was sparked as a kid when she saw an ambulance and paramedics respond to an accident. She shares the alternative career path she took after her original education and career plans went off track.

Career Interview

A profile of Marian Wright Edelman, the first Black woman admitted to the Mississippi State Bar and Founder of the Children’s Defense Fund (CDF).

Historical Profile

Located on Auburn Avenue, the Apex Museum focuses on local Black history and details the story of Atlanta’s historically black Sweet Auburn Avenue neighborhood. Atlanta is located in the South and the museum certainly doesn’t shy away from the city’s controversial past. But what sets the museum apart from others is that it is completely focused on the history and experiences of Black people from a Black perspective.


A profile of Lois Mailou Jones a visual artist whose 70-year career overlapped the 47 years she spent teaching upcoming notable Black artists at Howard University.

Historical Profile