Five Questions From A Stranger
  • Thomas County Public Library
5 episodes
Conversations between strangers designed to open dialogues and get you thinking about what you may think you know. Presented by the Thomas County Public Library

Episodes

Howard Floyd - Vietnam
2021 Apr 1631m 55s
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.
Erika Wyatt - Immigration
2021 Mar 1829m 22s
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
2021 Jan 2528m 2s
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
2020 Oct 1545m 19s
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
2020 Aug 2523m 57s
Pilot episode with Stephan Thompson answering Melissa Buckhaulter's five questions regarding racism toward the black community.
More episodes may be available on the podcast’s website.