mby019965
41:03
Nalayini Gunanayagam and Yagulan Srikumar

Yagulan Srikumar (19) interviews aunty Nalayini Gunanayagam (66) about what it means to be Tamil Sri Lanken, the impact of the 1983 riots on their individual families, and keeping a relationship to the motherland as part of the diaspora.

Are you what people judge you to be?

I wanted to further understand my mom’s upbringing in America and her struggles with being from Iran at a time where people had very negative images of it. I asked her questions about her experiences with racial prejudice and discrimination...

Interview with my dad, William Keltz, November 2015

I’ve got Dad (born 1939 in Colorado, USA) trapped after Thanksgiving...I ask him about his life since meeting my mom (Anke Breier Keltz, born 1940 in Germany) and what it was like to marry a German in post-WWII United States.

The Impact of the Election of Barack Obama on a Black Man.

In this video, I interview my dad about racism in America and how the Election of Barack Obama affected him as a black man.

ddv001207
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Tarik Mahdi and Yusuf Al-Rahman

Tarik Mahdi (36) and friend Yusuf Al-Rahman (41) exchange stories about the micro-aggressions they dealt with being a black Muslim and experiences where the challenged the ignorance around them.

StoryCorps Essay Interview with Nani (my grandma)

I discussed the 4 questions with my Nani, and elaborated more to learn about her life and struggles. She shared many stories with me.