Interview 078 with Ray Walker

Black America and Covid by Sonja J Killebrew

Episode notes

Listen to Bronx native Ray Walker—the founding director of New York City’s first urban boarding school for young men in Brooklyn, New York—share about living and working during the pandemic. He talks about his ancestors who trace back to Jamaican, Irish, and Scottish descent. He describes the opportunity to become a first-time homeowner in the pandemic, transitioning to focusing full-time on the mission of The Stokes Foundation, and overcoming Covid-19 twice.

Time Stamps:

1:24 Ray talks about his ancestry, family lineage, and growing up in The Bronx

12:00 Ray talks about Prep 9 and matriculating to

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