The Great Thanksgiving Listen

This conversation is in spanish. Important topics were discused such as the Mexico City, 8.0 magnitude, earthquake that occurred on September 19, 1985. Also the Gasoline Explosions that occurred in Guadalajara, Jalisco on April 22, 1992. Along with the first...

La Banda del Animo

I spoke with Mr. A on the legacy of the Martin High School Marching Band of the lates 1970s and early 1980s. The pride, rivalries, and traditions that were instilled through music to Martin High School, Laredo, South Texas, and...

Interviewing my mother…

In this interview I sat down to talk with my mother about her childhood and why she decided to come to the U.S for a better life. She spoke to me about some of her struggles growing up and how...

Keith Sims & Melvin Pender

“You have to go back. And you’re going back to train for the Olympics.” During the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, many black athletes were called upon to protest racial inequality. Not all were able to do so. This was the...

David Lima and Sandro Galindo

One Small Step Conversation partners David Lima (78) and Sandro Galindo (48) talk about their upbringings, the pandemic and the difference between the political parties.

My grandma Rona

We talked about the ups and downs in life in general.

Childhood in Mexico City

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Chicago, Illinois, Paulo Martinez (16) interviews his father Ruben Martinez (47) about his childhood in Mexico City and the memories that came along. Mr. Martinez shares with us the neighborhood he grew...

Tata My Mentor

I learned more about my Tata today. He loves God with all his heart, and he loves me!

Unforgotten Memories

My mother I talked about how her life was like grow my up. We discussed certain problems she had growing up, regrets, and her happiest moment in her life.

My Nurse Grandma
November 25, 2018 App Interview

In this video I talked to my grandma (Mami Carmen). I talked about my grandma's job which she started as a nurse then she went to a specialist nurse and got the highest rank , I talked about her childhood...

My dad’s journey

“It was a time where there were no cell phones, no pagers, no nothing. You just went out with your friends and came back before it got dark.” In this interview, conducted in December 2017 in Chula Vista, California, Valeria...

Mom Iterview

As I interviewed my Mom I realized a lot of stuff that I didn’t know about her. Overall the interview went great.

Juana Arenas de la Riva and Manuel Barragan Arenas

Juana Maria Arenas de la Riva (66) is interviewed by her son Manuel Barragan Arenas (33) about growing up with her grandparents in México, immigrating to the U.S. and her teenage years in California.

“La vida en Mexico era difícil”

We spoke about how life in 80s Mexico was very different from how life is now. We speak about my mother's childhood, how she met my dad, alcoholism in the family, and moving to the United States. The interview is...

Melissa Silva Interview

We talked about memories that my mom enjoyed and about how family is very important for her.

Family Is Everything

“I don’t care what people think, I will do anything and everything for my children.” On December 21, 2018, Daisy Salinas talked about her experience of leaving her home in El Salvador to come to the United States. She explains...

Antonio Negrete

My dad and I basically talked about his grandparents and how he was influenced by other people and also about some tough times.

Story of a better life

Back then when I was 19 years old I had to leave my family back brothers and my parents for looking new opportunities for life.

Lying Vows

The story is about my character, Bonito, crossing over the border with his mother and what led up to it.