Denise Jackson Ford and Renoir Finizio

Recorded May 22, 2020 Archived May 21, 2020 01:51:51
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Long time friends Denise Jackson Ford (54) and Renoir Finizio (74) recall how they met and became friends through a women's group, and share some of their personal beliefs surrounding politics and current events.

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RF and DF talk about their experiences with COVID-19.
DF talks about the ski resort where she and RF live, and how COVID-19 came to the area in a "concentrated outbreak".
RF recalls meeting DF in the early 90s. They remember going to listen to Al Gore speak together.
DF and RF share some of their thoughts about violence against people of color today.
DF and RF discuss current movements, including #BlackLivesMatter and #MeToo.
DF remembers asking for a raise at her museum job.
DF talks about what she thinks was the downfall in Elizabeth Warren's 2020 presidential campaign.


  • Denise Jackson Ford (b. 1965)
  • Renoir Finizio (b. 1946)

Recording Location

Virtual Recording