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In the midst of the pandemic my family has been blessed with new life. I spoke with my Aunt Jewel about the experience of becoming a great-grandma during the outbreak. I thought I knew my aunt pretty well but this...
Chandra Blackwell, 40, interviews her mother Nadine Blackwell, 80, about her memory and involvement in Brown vs. the Board of Education, integrating the Topeka Fire Department, and integrating the downtown Topeka restaurants.
Carlissia, 21, interviews Sylverna, 57, about growing up in Virginia and Baltimore during the Civil Rights Movement, her interest in libraries, becoming Dean of Libraries at the University of Memphis, and the problems facing African Americans today.
Conversation with grandmother about the integration of elementary school
Lois Larsen Walker (73) talks to her daughter, Donna Walker James (48), about living in Alexandria. She recounts saving bricks from demolished buildings, fighting for school integration, and contributing to the community.
Acclaimed international musician, William Foster McDaniel shares how his formative experiences with the YMCA of Central Ohio and seven years as a camper at YMCA Camp Willson changed his life.
Former student, Dale Hutchens (58) interviews his band director, William T. Robinson, III (74) about his career as a band director and his experience teaching students during the beginning of integration in Alabama.
Michael Hamilton (82) talks with his son, Philip Hamilton (42). They talk about Michael's first and second marriages, their shared love of nature and birds, Philip's coming out, and the ways they have grown.
Eric Peterson speaks on growing up in Norfolk, VA, his family life, and his love for learning.
This interview was recorded in Oxford Mississippi on November 26. I interviewed Edmond Boudreaux who is my grandfather and was born in Georgiatown, South Carolina and now lives in Biloxi Mississippi. He talks about public bus integration and his first...
Gloria, 48, talks to her mother, Lee, 82 about growing up in a large Greek, Sephardic Jewish family in Indianapolis. Lee talks about her mother, siblings and husband. Lee has kept her mother's tradition of cooking and baking and talks...
The life of Debbie Henderson and all the battles she faced as well as good times spent with her family were discussed in the interview.
Second part of interview with my grandma, in which we discuss immigration in further detail, as well as her experiences teaching in Milwaukee during integration of public schools in the 1970s.
Stephen Ackerman (65) talks to colleague, Matthew Dull (38), about S.W. Tucker, a man who organized a sit-in at Alexandria Public Libraries in 1939.
This interview is a just simple questions about what the Houston Police department was like in the past.
Tricia Regan talks to her friend, Nina Porzucki (33), about growing up in Canarsie, Brooklyn, becoming interested in photography and film, and making her first feature film, A Leap of Faith, about a group of parents creating an integrated school...
In this interview, my grandmother discusses her experience with segregation and integration.
Friends Mike Wegner (71) and Ron Pollack (69) talk about meeting as young white college students in New York, and their subsequent involvement in the Civil Rights movement, including the Freedom Summer. They talk about how it shaped the rest...
Jim Henry was a junior at Morehouse College in February 1960 when he participated in a sit-in with other black students in Atlanta.
Karen Whitsett (49) remembers her parents with her son, Chris Jakob (26). Karen talks about her childhood, family history, and the many sacrifices that her parents made for her. She discusses why Detroit holds a special place in her heart...