The great thanksgiving listen

Today we talked about life. My mother and I talked about the fortunate and misfortune events that have taken place in her life, as well as family, a relationship with God and her well wishes for her children.

In Your Own Words with Madu Udeh

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...

Interview with Mary Ellen Chijioke

In December 2017 I had the privilege of interviewing Mary Chijioke. Mary is the youngest of 5 children of Douglas and Alice Wardell Graffin of Chappaqua, New York, USA. She is the wife of Mark Chijioke, and together they have...

Stories From Here to There (Great Thanksgiving Listen 2017)
November 24, 2017 App Interview

In this interview, recorded on November 23, 2017 in Merrit Island, Florida, Simeon Swaby (14) interviews his uncle Daniel Inyang (46) about his childhood growing up in Nigeria, and his life immigrating to the United States. He shares stories of...

The Biafra War: A Perspective from My Grandmother

A look at one of Nigeria’s crucial disheartening moment in history, the Biafra War, from the view of my grandmother. Note: (my sister is having a tantrum so she’s screaming, sorry)

Emmanuel Adebanjo and his dad Isaac Adebanjo talk about the process of Immigration and Change

In this interview, conducted in June 2, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois, Emmanuel Adebanjo (18) interviews his father Isaac Adebanjo (59) about his journey and lessons learned from Nigeria to America. My dad shares his stories about his childhood, inspirations and...

Arit Ebong Interview

This is an interview with my grandmother, Arit Ebong, 82 years old. Here she shares her story of growing up in Nigeria, being married at age 12, and fighting to be educated.

My Interview With My Dad

This interview was about me asking my dad about his life, from childhood to now.

An Interview with my father

We talked about childhood and cultural values. We also talked about his experience being an immigrant

Job Ngwe: Past and Present

I spoke to Dr. Job Ngwe, a professor of Social Work at Northeastern in his home in Chicago, IL about his past and what he looks forward to in the future for TheGreatListen2017 and Lincoln Park HS Room 311.

Migration 732

Michael is a 31 year old Male who grew up in Lagos, Nigeria. In this interview we discuss his upbringing in Lagos, his move to the US, and his experiences and views on abuse, specifically domestic abuse.

Interview By: Jaden Florival

Talked about how Mother grew up in Benin, Nigeria and The U.S.

AP Language Thanksgiving Interview: Mother 2018

I interviewed my mom, who like my dad, was an immigrant to America from Nigeria. She talks about the experience of being an immigrant and also living in America for a long time. Despite the label of “immigrant”, you’d also...

About Mommy Tutu

Today, I learned about a very important person in my life. We talked about her past and what she hoped for her future.

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Rabiu Omolaja and Felisa Omolaja

Rabiu “Elijah” Omolaja (59) talks with his wife, Felisa Omolaja [no age given], about a dream he had that compelled him to leave Nigeria and start a new life in the United States. He discusses his religious beliefs, the work...

Raymond Harris

The origins of and advice given by Raymond Harris himself. This interview also covers his personal life and as well as his childhood memories of his relatives and others who inspired him.

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

Today we talked about life. My mother and I talked about the fortunate and misfortune events that have taken place in her life, as well as family, a relationship with God and her well wishes for her children.