Growing Up in Boyle Heights to Becoming a State Senator

The story begins with my Mom growing up in Boyle Heights and working hard to get a better education. She navigates her educational experience as a young girl and what it means to be a Latina. Little did she know...

Biracial in America

A short interview about Breana’s experience of being biracial in America.

Aisha talks about her time spent in South Korea. "Its a homogeneous people, a homogeneous society"

Aisha talks about being foreigner in South Korea. She compares their culture, trends, and people to America. Brings up heavy topics of race and gender.

Unfolding the Past, Discovering the Future

In this interview, Olivia Simpson-Klein converses with her grandmother, Mary Klein, about how her upbringing in Florida influenced her beliefs and behaviors today. She speaks to the stained racial relations and segregation in the South as well as her response...

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...

Growing up Cuban In North Jersey

My father and I discussed the experiences we had growing up in the same home town. We focused on what being Cuban meant to us here and how it is dificult to maintain culture as imigrant families continue to exist...

Race, ethnicity, and politics: why they matter

An interview with my roommate, Amanda, where we discuss various topics related to race and politics, and why they matter

Racial Equality

A biracial couples view on racial equality, talking about their past and present. And discussing the future of civil rights.