The On Being Project

Fleda Mask Jackson
Fleda Mask Jackson

is a researcher, scholar, and activist whose work focuses on stress and resilience and their impact on health and well being. She is the leader of Save 100 Babies, a network dedicated to addressing racial disparities in birth outcomes.

Of Ships and Railroads: An Ode to Men and Daddies

A song of hard-working shipyards inspires the daughter of an African-American railroad man to honor her father, a man whose quiet strength fueled both his work and his love for family. A testimony to labor and providing for future generations.

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