Five Questions From A Stranger
Howard Floyd - Vietnam

Howard Floyd - Vietnam

April 16, 2021

We sit down with Thomasvillian, Howard Floyd, to ask five questions toward his experience during the Vietnam War.  Howard served two tours during the War: first in the delta, second in Saigon - both in an advisory position to the Vietnamese troops. 

*Interesting in exploring more?  Here are some suggestions for further reading: 

-The Making of a Quagmire, by David Halberstam

-Dereliction of Duty, by H.R. McMaster

-A Rumor of War, by Philip Caputo

-Dispatches, by Michael Herr

-One Very Hot Day, by David Halberstam

 

Erika Wyatt - Immigration

Erika Wyatt - Immigration

March 18, 2021

This month, we were happy to sit down with a beloved library patron, Erika Wyatt.  Erika is not only a language teacher within the county school system, but she also teaches a free language class at the main library.  She also happens to be born and raised in Bogota, Columbia - immigrating here with her immediate family on the cusp of her 20s.  She graciously accepted our request to be a "living library book" and shared her experience of immigration through our five questions.

Jimmy Moore - Homelessness

Jimmy Moore - Homelessness

January 25, 2021

During this episode, we sit down with founder of Thomasville's Foundation of Life Homeless Shelter, Jimmy Moore, and discuss the factors of homelessness, his life in the streets and his opinion on hope for the future.  

Demetrius & Charlie - Criminality & Racial Discrimination

Demetrius & Charlie - Criminality & Racial Discrimination

October 15, 2020

Today we sit down with Demetrius and Charlie - two successful gentleman with similar backgrounds growing up in poor neighborhoods, whose former lives hold chapters of criminality and racial discrimination.

Stephan & Melissa - Racism

Stephan & Melissa - Racism

August 25, 2020

Pilot episode with Stephan Thompson answering Melissa Buckhaulter's five questions regarding racism toward the black community.

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