Hazelwood Voices features first-person reflections from eleven men as collected by twelve boys. Project activities were conducted in collaboration with Center of Life at Keystone Church of Hazelwood. Listen below for each man’s story as well as reflections from the interviewers.
Hazelwood Voices Full Book
Chris Dotson Sr.
Interview by Adam Keene
Reflection by Adam Keene on interviewing Chris Dotson Sr.
Interview by Shyheim Banks, Christopher Dotson, Jr., Bryan Eberhardt & Adam Keene
Reflection by Shyheim Banks, Christopher Dotson, Jr., Bryan Eberhardt & Adam Keene on interviewing
Interview by Shyheim Banks & Rashaud Foster
Reflection by Shyheim Banks & Rashaud Foster on interviewing Duane Rentas
Interview by Trevon Moore & Rahmod Robinson
Reflection by Trevon Moore & Rahmod Robinson on interviewing Keith Robinson
Dr. Rodney Hopson
Interview by Adam Keene, Bryan Eberhardt & Christopher Dotson, Jr.
Reflection by Adam Keene, Bryan Eberhardt & Christopher Dotson, Jr. on interviewing Dr. Rodney Hopson
Interview by Shyheim Banks, Rashaud Foster & Israel Higgins
Reflection by Shyheim Banks, Rashaud Foster & Israel Higgins on interviewing Homer Craig
Chef Alfredo Russel
Interview by Adam Keene
Reflection by Adam Keene on interviewing Chef Alredo Russel
Rev. Michael Murray
Interview by Israel Higgins & Floyd Nichols
Reflection by Israel Higgins & Floyd Nichols on interviewing Rev. Michael Murray
Interview by Wesley Smith & Floyd Nichols
Reflection by Wesley Smith & Floyd Nichols on interviewing Darnell Campbell
Interview by Hasson Jackson & Sterling Jones
Reflection by Hasson Jackson & Sterling Jones on interviewing Maurice Cole
Pastor Tim Smith
Interview by Wesley Smith, Israel Higgins, Shyheim Banks & Adam Keene
Reflection by Wesley Smith, Israel Higgins, Shyheim Banks & Adam Keene on Pastor Tim Smith
Special thanks to Pastor Tim Smith, Terry Levels, Adam Keene and everyone at Center of Life. For a copy of the accompanying book/CD or for information about conducting a similar oral history project in your community — contact Chanessa Schuler at firstname.lastname@example.org,
This project was made possible by the African American Men and Boys Initiative of The Heinz Endowments with support from:
with additional support from the New Pittsburgh Courier, Kidsburgh and Spark, a program of The Sprout Fund. The opinions expressed herein are solely those of the individuals represented and do not necessarily reflect those of The Heinz Endowments or any collaborating organization.