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...

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...

Marcus Dolmeiis and Linda Fouche

Linda Fouche(64) describes her experience to her grandson, Marcus Dolmeiis(15) about arriving to America, and the struggles she encountered here.

Interviewing Velma Andrews

We talked about her memories of major events in history and the changes in America that has happened through her life.

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Keith White and Rosa White

Brother and sister Keith White (35) and Rosa White (30) talk about their family’s history as Black farmers and how the two of them have returned to the agriculture space. They also discuss how they use agriculture as a means...

“I was known as Chester’s dark-skinned boy”

On March 4, 91 year old Dusty Rhodes, combat veteran, and NAACP member spoke about his life experiences from the balcony he loves to relax on at the Legacy at Cimarron Retirement Center. Here, he discusses his experience being his...

Sauleiha Akangbe & Safia Alakbar

Sauleiha manages the Just Birth program for Swedish in Tacoma. She spoke with her sister, Safia about the importance for this work and how it benefits the Black, Indigenous and Asian Pacific populations of her community. She also talked about...

Equitable Dinners Stories! Adria Kitchens

Adria Kitchens is Program Manager for Out of Hand Theater. She leads Equitable Dinners! Here she talks about her journey to awareness of racism, learning the importance of communication to find equity, the revolution in Black people empowering and taking...

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Russell Lowery-Hart and Christopher Sams

Chris Sams (41) insights with his chosen father, Russell Lowery-Hart (51) in a conversation about how the two became family members and what the journey has been like.

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...

“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.

Interview with Uncle Ted (Mr. Edward Holland) about my father, Pearlis Leon “Wash” Washington
December 24, 2022 App Interview

Maythinee Washington interviews her "Uncle Ted" (Edward Wilcox Holland, Jr., Esq), the best friend of her father, Pearlis "Wash" Washington (CMSGT, Air Force) about their friendship: how they met, and their adventures together from Thailand to Hawaii.

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...

Equitable Dinners Stories! Lexi Mckay

Lexi Mckay is the Program Coordinator for Out of Hand theater, a freelance stage manager, and a writer. She's a part of the team that creates Equitable Dinners, a program which connects people through facilitated conversations about race and racism....

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.