FYS Interview about the theme of protest with Randi Watson by Peyton Taylor

I interviewed Randi Watson for my First Year Seminar class at Marshall University. Our FYS class has been focusing on critical thinking and how thoughtfully developed and artfully asked questions can lead to enriching and enlightening stories, particularly oral histories....

Jon del Rosario and Maddy Deal

[Recorded: Tuesday, November 9th, 2021] Jon del Rosario and Maddy Deal have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville. Jon shares about his childhood growing up in Virginia Beach and how he has more recently started following politics with his...

The Time My Dad Immigrated to the U.S.
September 13, 2019 App Interview

I, Summar, interviewed my father, Gus/Ghassan, about his experience as an immigrant coming from Jordan to the United States for college.

Close to war: the Vietnam draft

In the early 70s, Mark Hoffeld, was shocked when he received a draft letter to go to war. I, Jacob Silverstein (14), interviewed my grandpa Mark Hoffeld (71), on January 7, 2020. I interviewed him over the phone while I...

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Kunal Patel and Dasia Clemons
August 26, 2020 OSS Hub

One Small Step partners Kunal Patel (29) and Dasia Clemons (24) talk about the Black Lives Matter protests and different ways to create effective social change in their conversation.

1968 Democratic Convention

In this interview, I asked my grandpa questions about his opinions and thoughts about the Vietnam War as well as the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago.

Emily Kizer’s grandpa, Don, tells what life was like in Texas in the late 20th century

In this interview, conducted in 2017 in Fort Worth, Texas, Emily Kizer (14) interviews her grandpa, Don Kizer (67), about his childhood and family life. Mr. Kizer shared what life was like during the Civil Rights Movement and the Vietnam...

Positionality and Community Organizing: Joy’s Story

Joy tells the story of her love for her hometown, Yakima, Washington. She shares the journey of the mutual aid coalition, Yakima Community Aid.

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Mary Charlton, Lea Charlton, and Leslie Stigaard

Sisters, Lea Charlton (56) and Leslie Stigaard [no age given], talk with their mother, Mary Charlton (77), about her life experiences during the late 1960s and early 1970s.

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Dawn Jeffrey, Lee Jeffrey, and Michael Jeffrey

Dawn Jeffrey (31) shares a conversation with her grandfather, Lee A. Jeffrey, Sr. (86), and cousin Michael Jeffrey (73), about protests as a tool towards abolition of the current political structure which suffers from systemic racism.