Immigration to a White America

My father immigrated to America from Trinidad and Tobago when he was almost 10 years old. When he arrived to Baltimore, Maryland, he noticed a racial divide between blacks and whites. Whites were treated as if they were better than...

November 27, 2018
Race Riots Interview

I interview my Uncle Dan on the race riots and racial tensions of the latter 60s and how much that has changed in Detroit today.

Transitioning from Duke University to the NFL 1972 – 1973

Ernest Jackson played defense back and running back as a senior for Duke University in 1971. He is the is the only player to win ACC offense player of the week and ACC defense player of the week in the...

StoryCorps Bahr

I interviewed Jordan a cousin of a good of mine from the cities. As I haven’t met Jordan before he was comfortable with me as I have the trust of his cousin. Jordan is from the inner city of Chicago.

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April 12, 2018
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...