Part 2 of the interview with my 96-year-old Haitian grandmother, Laura

In the second part of our conversation, Laura talks about her brother, Ary, the former Minister of Public Health in Haiti who as murdered in 2000. She discusses if she regrets leaving Haiti, and talks about what it’s like knowing...

Interview with my 96-year-old grandmother, Laura.

My grandmother, Laura, grew up in Haiti and moved to the United States when she was 26. In this first part of our interview she discusses what it was like growing up in Haiti, why she left Haiti, and talks...

A Marriage of Opposites

We discuss the cultural differences of our childhoods and how it’s had a beautiful impact on our marriage, despite the difficulty of reaching common ground.

Three Boyfriends
December 10, 2017 App Interview

On a snowy December afternoon I, Juanita Douglas, interviewed my favorite aunt Lillie Bea Douglas Calhoune in my hometown Gary, Indiana. We talked about her life farming cotton as a teenager in Tennessee before she migrated in 1945 to Gary....