Learning Nana: An Afternoon With Diane Walker

A Nana tells her grandson what it was like growing up in the country and city during the Second World War, being Black in segregated America, and other challenges she faced later in life.

In Your Own Words with Jade Moses

As a celebration of Black History Month, February 2018, Middlebury College’s Davis Family Library has initiated a series of oral interviews, “In Your Own Words.” In them, Literatures & Cultures Librarian Katrina Spencer engages members of the community who trace...

Faith: I didn’t want her, but I needed her.

At the age of 20, I was pregnant and determined to have an abortion, but my dad encouraged me to keep Faith. Ever since that choice, my life has been filled with a good love from the most authentic person...

StoryCorps Bahr

I interviewed Jordan a cousin of a good of mine from the cities. As I haven’t met Jordan before he was comfortable with me as I have the trust of his cousin. Jordan is from the inner city of Chicago.

Just gotta push yourself to be you all the time.

A brief conversation between two Black non-binary people (one who is also trans-identifying) and their struggles with society, growing up and coming to understand gender identity, expression & sexuality.

Race Riots Interview

I interview my Uncle Dan on the race riots and racial tensions of the latter 60s and how much that has changed in Detroit today.

Transitioning from Duke University to the NFL 1972 – 1973

Ernest Jackson played defense back and running back as a senior for Duke University in 1971. He is the is the only player to win ACC offense player of the week and ACC defense player of the week in the...

In Your Own Words with Kyle Dudley

Originally a celebration of Black History Month, February 2018, Middlebury College’s Davis Family Library initiated a series of oral interviews, “In Your Own Words.” In them, Literatures & Cultures Librarian Katrina Spencer engages members of the community who trace their...

In Your Own Words with Kizzy Joseph

As a celebration of Black History Month, February 2018, Middlebury College’s Davis Family Library has initiated a series of oral interviews, “In Your Own Words.” In them, Literatures & Cultures Librarian Katrina Spencer engages members of the community who trace...

In Your Own Words with Clark Lewis

As a celebration of Black History Month, February 2018, Middlebury College’s Davis Family Library has initiated a series of oral interviews, “In Your Own Words.” In them, Literatures & Cultures Librarian Katrina Spencer engages members of the community who trace...

The power of a black mom

The story of black woman persecuted most of her life and still reaches the top

Immigration to a White America

My father immigrated to America from Trinidad and Tobago when he was almost 10 years old. When he arrived to Baltimore, Maryland, he noticed a racial divide between blacks and whites. Whites were treated as if they were better than...

Dad and cec

Young and black and disabled and smol

In Your Own Words with Shenisis Kirkland
Private

This interview is private.

In Your Own Words with Dr. Kemi Fuentes-George

As a celebration of Black History Month, February 2018, Middlebury College’s Davis Family Library has initiated a series of oral interviews, “In Your Own Words.” In them, Literatures & Cultures Librarian Katrina Spencer engages members of the community who trace...

A True Trini Life

A person who can go through multiple losses, play sports, and be passionate about her work is a truly great person to be around; that person is Luanne Regis. Luanne is a black woman from Trinidad & Tobago, in the...

“Being BI-RACIAL isn’t about Color…it’s about Culture”-Jadin Afuvai

I look like an African American but I am Samoan by heart and blood. I identify as a Samoan and live the Samoan culture, though I do not speak the language.