Living in Ethiopia During The Red Terror

The Red Terror was the Ethiopian version of Stalin’s purges – and Berihu was right in the middle of it.

Interviewing my sister

I asked my sister a couple questions from the list and she mainly focused on the struggle of being a single monther of 3

The American Dream from the Eyes of an Immigrant

This story is about Tulu Robi, an Ethiopian native who made it to fulfill his dreams of being successful and prideful of where he is today. His inspiring story tells us of the journeys he made from Ethiopia, to Russia,...

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...

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January 20, 2019
Joseph Jones III, Verna Hollis, Diane Bowens, Shirley Green-Reese, and Carol Barner-Seay

“Being in a place like that, I didn’t feel like we was human.” In July of 1963, a group of African American protesters were arrested during a series of non-violent, anti-segregation demonstrations in Americus, Georgia. More than a dozen girls,...

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January 20, 2019
Emily and Maria Rivas

“I’m terrified of missing you growing up.” In 2000, Maria Rivas immigrated from El Salvador to the United States. A year later, Rivas received Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to stay and work legally in the U.S. TPS is set to...

Dorothy Lemmey interviews Georgett Lovey

Georgett has ovarian cancer stage iv that was diagnosed 3 years ago. She came to Florida to spend a week with me and I wanted to interview her. She cried a few times but I felt it went well.

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December 23, 2018
Jeanne Satterfield & Barbara Parham

“I remember seeing your face and I was shocked.” Longtime friends Barbara Parham and Jeanne Satterfield remember reconnecting at a place neither one of them expected to be — the Pine Street Inn homeless shelter — and taking their next...