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After arriving to Zimbabwe in her twenties, pursuing her doctorate there, living in South Africa, and returning to the United States, Dr. Teresa "Terri" Barnes reflects on three decades of experience in Africa and academia.

Kirstie Kwarteng and Nana Aba Naaman

Kirstie Kwarteng (28) interviews Nana Aba Bentsi-Enchill (64) about her decision to immigrate from Ghana to the United States. Nana Aba talks about how her father's death impacted her. She also reflects on her own colorblindness and the experience of...

Immigration Stories Reel–a brief recap of the overall, unedited audio interviews. The full impact is embodied within the full interviews.

I had the privilege to interview immigrants, descendants of immigrants, and asylum seekers across the world. Their stories were accompanied by anonymous portraits made from cyanotype imprints of their bodies and forms to which provided privacy and freedom to speak...

“I didn’t want you guys to experience what I had to go through…”

Jacklyn Kwarteng a 17 year old interviews Gabriel Kwarteng (dad) who moved to the United States when she was 1 month old to know more about where he grew, what his childhood was like, and how living alone in a...

Nils Bognar interviews his dad, Istvan Bognar, on his life so far. “What was your childhood like”?

In this interview, conducted on November 26, 2017 in Travelers Rest, South Carolina, Nils Bognar(14) interviews his dad, Istvan Bognar(47), about his life so far. Istvan shares stories about growing up in Africa and in New York and how each...

"You can't understand where you are without understanding your past": Interview with Kuukuwa Manful  

Kuukuwa is a trained architect from Ghana currently pursuing a PhD in Politics and International Studies at SOAS, University of London. She is also the Principal Investigator on building Early Accra - a project that aims to digitise endangered architectural...

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Doris Green and Melvin Taylor

Melvin Taylor (49) asks his associate Doris Green about her career as an ethnomusicologist, her creation of Greenotation (an integrated score of percussive music and dance notation), and the time she spent traveling in Africa to learn more about the...

“Teachers take a hand open the mind and touches the heart.” by Kaden

I am Lincoln the interviewer and the person that I am going to interview is Ms. Lisa. She is a Teacher in Aoba international school. What I am going to interview her about is what her life was and how...

The Great Thanksgiving Listen 2017

I have learned a lot of lessons and important things from my dad and he has continued to influence my life everyday.

The Zimbabwe Ruins and family camp outs

My Dad talks about the Zimbabwe ruins and some family camping trips.

Interview of Professor Mark Chijioke

In December 2017 I had the privilege of interviewing Mark Chijioke. Mark was the first Nigerian dean of the School of Engineering at Nsukka, and also the first Nigerian engineering professor in the country. Amongst many things, he was always...

Kats trip to africa

Walking along a lake geneva trail with my aunt. Talking about her trip to africa.

Africa Travels

We talked about our wonderful experience in Africa in 1992.

Thanks Giving listen

I am interviewing my mom who was born in Africa and moved to America to have a better life

Leleda and Yohannes

This is the story of an African boy who came from nothing and found his drive in education. This boy later became my dad, the most inspiring figure in my life.

Kevins experience in two different media cultures

Today I talk to my brother about his experience growing up both in Burkina Faso and the United States. Kevin discussed his difficulties and challenges in regards to media access. He provided a clear account to compare both cultures.

Adjusting to a foreign land

Nicholas “Nicky” Weinstock had jumped headfirst into an entirely new civilization, with no knowledge of the language or culture. Nicky’s son, Lincoln Weinstock, interviews him about his experience in Africa. Nicky tells about his near-death malaria experience, what it was...

Maceda speaks with Tsion & Mekuanent

A conversation with two fourth-year medical students from St. Paul's Hospital Millenium Medical College (SPHMMC). St. Paul's is a leading public hospital and medical college in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia.

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John Atkinson and Nancy Bentley

Nancy Bentley (63) interviews her husband, John Atkinson (67) about his life, focusing on his health issues with eczema and asthma, his work in the Peace Corps, and his favorite family memories.