McKenna and Christopher talk about the election of 2008.

I discuss the election of 2008 to my father, a Caucasian male at the age of 52. He shares with me his hopes that he held for Obama and whether or not he found Obama to be a promising candidate....

Rejecting Culture

In this interview, I, Annelise Schirmer, and my mother, Renée Schirmer, explore her experiences through the Cold War, Vietnam War, and Civil Rights Movements in the north. She describes her involvement with the rock and hippie groups, contributing to counterculture...

Revealing Truths, One Story at a Time

This interview took place in Thornton, CO on May 19th, 2019. In this interview I ask my 70 year old grandpa questions about his life in Denver, Colorado, where he grew up. We go in depth about his experience in...

Joseph Jones III, Verna Hollis, Diane Bowens, Shirley Green-Reese, and Carol Barner-Seay

“Being in a place like that, I didn’t feel like we was human.” In July of 1963, a group of African American protesters were arrested during a series of non-violent, anti-segregation demonstrations in Americus, Georgia. More than a dozen girls,...

A Lifetime of Evolution
December 6, 2018 App Interview

I talk with my Grandma about her evolving understandings of racism and sexism throughout her life.

I interview Silvia about the civil rights movement.

I interview Mrs. Silvia about the Civil Rightts movement.

My grandmothers view on the civil rights movement

After the thanksgiving meal I ask me grandmother about the civil rights movement. She tells about the state of Memphis after MLK was shot. The city went into martial law. So that is what I interviewed her on

An Interview with Steve Montgomery

Steve Montgomery, the head pastor of Idlewild Presbyterian, takes a look back at his 18 years of service and shares his lessons learned and wisdom from ministry.

My Uncle the civil rights attorney

Civil rights and the law practice of a civil rights attorney

Fighting for Neighborhood Equity in Joppa, a Freedman Town
September 19, 2018 App Interview

President of Joppa Freedman’s Town Association talks about their winning fight for neighborhood equity and environmental justice when faced with a zoning request that would have brought more batch plants to her community.

Baltimore ’68: one more arson

A story of growing up in Baltimore in the 1950s and 60s, and how the riots after Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination affected one family.

Civil rights LHP

Grandma talking about her experience in the 50’s and 60’s with racism

Jackie Walker Discusses Historical Politics from an African American Woman’s Perspective

In this interview, Jacqueline Walker, an English professor in Denton, Texas, discusses her upbringings in rural Georgia and her political activism from an early age. As an African American woman, she offers a very unique historical perspective on several presidencies...

2018 Art Action Day – Jude Dibia “All forms of writing and art are political.”

In preparation for the 2018 Art Action Day, the Artists at Risk Connection (ARC) of PEN America interviewed Jude Dibia, a Nigerian author and civil rights activist who currently lives in Malmö, Sweden. In this interview, Jude talks about his...

Martha Brockus

Our interview was about the life of a woman raised in Southwestern Illinois in the 1960’s. We discussed conflicts that are often brought up today.

My dads story

He and I spoke about his childhood and growing. He goes into details about his jobs, love, and family. He also remembered the days back in the civil rights movement and his memories growing up in D.C. In the 50’s...