Challenges in transitioning from Colombia to United States.

The hard transitioning from Colombia to United States and, how can family effects and supports you in a positive way. See as well show the struggle of language barriers. she as well shows why she left Colombia in order to...

Don’t let hardships ever bring you down

This interview gives viewers the chance to learn a little bit about Laura’s dad’s life which allowed a special bond to be further developed that is shared between this father and daughter. In this interview it is thoroughly discussed how...

Percy Byron

This interview Percy talks about overcoming the struggles of identity crisis and how that has shaped what he wants and in his future.

Gina’s Life

I ask Gina questions about her childhood leading up to her future plans.

The Great Thanksgiving Listen: “It Keeps Me Young!”

This Thanksgiving, I interviewed my grandmother about her life from ages 18 to 74. A twice divorced English and Canadian immigrant, she has three children (Danielle, Lisa, and Michelle), a boyfriend (Jim), nine grandchildren, and a successful managerial position at...

“My father was the keeper of the temple of knowledge.”

During the 1940s, custodians who worked for the New York Public Library often lived inside the buildings they tended. In exchange for cleaning and keeping the building secure at night, the library provided an apartment for the custodian and their...

Understanding my dads life choices.

Sam, a loving father and husband discusses past events and shares important people in his life that shaped his identity. Through past adversities, he really got the chance to find himself and who he wanted to be.

Identity and Culture Essay

Interview with my grandma about events in her life that made her who she is today.

Finding Identity

This interview is about how Tatiana Miranda’s life during childhood has changed as she moved to the United States

Abraham Guzman & John Torres Jr.

John Torres Sr. grew up in the Bronx and fell in love with Lucha Libre, the freestyle wrestling popular in Mexico. He found fellow enthusiasts at the Bronx Wrestling Federation, where a motley crew of men — plumbers, lawyers and...

Adam Roseman and Rick Rosenthal

“Don’t tell anybody that you saw Santa buying tools for the elves at Home Depot.” There are many ways to celebrate the holidays. While some light the Hannukah candles, some decorate Christmas trees. And for some, well, they do a...

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,...

Sense of Place

An interview with my dad (Jason Takushi) on his sense of place.

Sue McConnell & Kristyn Weed

Sue McConnell and Kristyn Weed are best friends and Vietnam-era veterans. Although they didn’t serve in the war together, they share a story of courage — on and off the battlefield. At StoryCorps, they talked about their other shared sisterhood....

How Immigration affected self identity
November 29, 2019 App Interview

In this interview, conducted on November 28 in Fresh Meadows, New York. Jun interviews his brother Jarvie about immigrating into the United States and about his journey. Jarvie shares information about moving into a new country and going to school...

“Just A Lot of Imagination”

In Flushing, New York, a hardworking father, George Dakis, and his 14-year-old daughter, Christina Dakis, converse about his life in a Greek-American household. They talk about his inspiring life and the hardships he went through to become the man he...

A Guest in My Home Country

Dinah and Renee talk about Sivia, Renee’s traveling grandma. They also chat about what is means to be “Hakka” and “Farang” at home

Asian in Urban Education: High School Teachers Talk Race

Takeru and Esther are young Asian-American high school teachers in the south coast of Massachusetts. They teach next to each other in a community whose diverse population is not reflective of their racial or ethnic background. As they end their...

8,044 miles from home

Kyle Yeung, son of Chiu Yeung, interviews his father to learn more about his childhood and what the process was like moving from Hong Kong to New York at the age of 17 with three sisters. In this interview, Chiu...