Records of Resilience
A 5 Part Series Commissioned by T Brand Studio for Ancestry
Episode 1- How a Podcaster Unearthed His Story—and Found a New Family: Podcaster Corey Cambridge was always curious about his past.
Episode 2 - A Legacy of Adventure From NOLA to Nicaragua: Singer Robin Barnes was curious about her family's connection to New Orleans.
Episode 3 - My Family Has Been Voting Since 1867: Artist Amarie Baker wanted to know more about her great, great grandmother and the values she instilled in their family about the importance of voting.
Episode 4 - A Story She Never Knew: Lawyer Kimberly Cook traces her family back to Louis B. Toomer, a Black educator and organizer who taught newly freed people how to read during the Reconstruction Era.
Director: Travis Wood
Agency: T Brand Studio
Production Company: Meerkat Media