This film is from a series of interviews and edited by Shawn Neill. Over 2012 Dr. James Isaac Walker Jr was interviewed by Val Bueno and Sharon Sekhon at his home in Altadena.
Bio below pulled from his obituary:
"Dr. Isaac J. Walker Jr., 91, of Altadena died peacefully on Wednesday November 8, 2017. An Altadena resident for over 45 years, Dr. Walker owned and operated Walker Drugs, the first black owned pharmacy in the city for 30 years. After graduating Atlantic City High School in 1944, he joined the US Army Air Force, and became a Tuskegee Airman. Dr. Walker graduated from the Howard University School of Pharmacy in 1956, and completed his doctorate at USC in 1962.
Doc will be remembered for his kind heart and giving spirit by many, often helping those in need of help with medication, bills, or even school tuition. Upon his retirement, he continued the practice he started in his store of providing food to those in need; assisting in the establishment of food pantries at 7 different area churches. Doc loved life. His positive outlook was infectious and served to brighten the lives of all who came in contact with him.
Dr. Walker is predeceased by the love of his life, wife Valencia, daughter Alicia Calcoté-Brown, son Joseph Yancy Jr, grand-daughter Shannon Barron, and great-great grand-daughter Simehan Taylor. Dr. Walker is survived by his daughter, Shé Shé Yancy, sons Isaac Walker III and Janvier Walker, 7 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, 5 nephews, and 1 niece."