Mamas: MKs

I talked with my moms about their years growing up. They were both kids of missionaries and spent parts of their childhoods abroad.

Interviewing Rachel Kpete

Interviewing my housemate Rachel about her life in Nigeria and her transition to America.

Interview with Mary Ellen Chijioke

In December 2017 I had the privilege of interviewing Mary Chijioke. Mary is the youngest of 5 children of Douglas and Alice Wardell Graffin of Chappaqua, New York, USA. She is the wife of Mark Chijioke, and together they have...

Interview of Mary Chijioke

In December 2017 I had the privilege of interviewing Mary Chijioke. Mary is the youngest of 5 children of Douglas and Alice Wardell Graffin of Chappaqua, New York, USA. She is the wife of Mark Chijioke, and together they have...

Rachel Kpete

Interviewing my housemate Rachel about her life in Nigeria and her transition to America.

In Your Own Words with Madu Udeh

Originally a celebration of Black History Month, February 2018, Middlebury College’s Davis Family Library initiated a series of oral interviews, “In Your Own Words.” In them, Literatures & Cultures Librarian Katrina Spencer engages members of the community who trace their...

In Your Own Words with Marquise Adeleye

Originally a celebration of Black History Month, February 2018, Middlebury College’s Davis Family Library has initiated a series of oral interviews, “In Your Own Words.” In them, Literatures & Cultures Librarian Katrina Spencer engages members of the community who trace...

Nigerian culture

In this interview we talked a little bit about Nigeria and its culture.

Gregory Ejikeme tells of his youth and other influential factors that have shaped him into the man he is today.
November 29, 2017 App Interview

Within this interview, conducted in November of 2017 in Wylie, Texas, my father, Gregory Ejikeme, tells of his life growing up in Sub-Saharan Africa. Ejikeme shares of his past and the elders he’s grateful for, as well as the effect...

Job Ngwe: Past and Present

I spoke to Dr. Job Ngwe, a professor of Social Work at Northeastern in his home in Chicago, IL about his past and what he looks forward to in the future for TheGreatListen2017 and Lincoln Park HS Room 311.

Interview of Professor Mark Chijioke

In December 2017 I had the privilege of interviewing Mark Chijioke. Mark was the first Nigerian dean of the School of Engineering at Nsukka, and also the first Nigerian engineering professor in the country. Amongst many things, he was always...

My new life

I interviewed my Aunt Rita. She talked about her life in Nigeria compared to her life in Nigeria. I learned a lot about being in Nigeria, especially the education there.

Timothy is interviewing his dad, Anthony about his childhood and life before his son.

In this interview done in Redlands, California on November 26, 2017, Timothy asks questions about his dad, Anthony, childhood. Anthony describes that the country he grew up in, Nigeria, had limited resources and tough life. He also discusses about his...

AP Language Thanksgiving Interview: Mother 2018

I interviewed my mom, who like my dad, was an immigrant to America from Nigeria. She talks about the experience of being an immigrant and also living in America for a long time. Despite the label of “immigrant”, you’d also...

A Prideful Yoruba Woman

My mother and I have a discussion that somewhat haphazardly tries to cover her life and what she has learned over the years. She discusses racial obstacles, what led her to become a doctor, and more.

Immigration Stories Reel–a brief recap of the overall, unedited audio interviews. The full impact is embodied within the full interviews.

I had the privilege to interview immigrants, descendants of immigrants, and asylum seekers across the world. Their stories were accompanied by anonymous portraits made from cyanotype imprints of their bodies and forms to which provided privacy and freedom to speak...