FYS Interview about the theme of Protests with Stephen Pisciotta by Cameron Hysell

I interviewed Stephen Pisciotta for my First Year Seminar class at Marshall University. Our FYS class has been focusing on critical thinking and how thoughtfully developed and artfully asked questions can lead to enriching and enlightening stories, particularly oral histories....

NFL players kneeling during the national anthem

Discussion of NFL players kneeling during the national anthem in recent news.

Santana Lee and David Easterly

Santana Lee [no age given] has a conversation with her mentee David Easterly [no age given] about how COVID-19 affected their community, the recent Black Lives Matter protests, and the positive side of the pandemic.

1968 Democratic Convention

In this interview, I asked my grandpa questions about his opinions and thoughts about the Vietnam War as well as the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago.

Mary Charlton, Lea Charlton, and Leslie Stigaard

Sisters, Lea Charlton (56) and Leslie Stigaard [no age given], talk with their mother, Mary Charlton (77), about her life experiences during the late 1960s and early 1970s.

Positionality and Community Organizing: Joy’s Story

Joy tells the story of her love for her hometown, Yakima, Washington. She shares the journey of the mutual aid coalition, Yakima Community Aid.

Dawn Jeffrey, Lee Jeffrey, and Michael Jeffrey

Dawn Jeffrey (31) shares a conversation with her grandfather, Lee A. Jeffrey, Sr. (86), and cousin Michael Jeffrey (73), about protests as a tool towards abolition of the current political structure which suffers from systemic racism.

Emily Kizer’s grandpa, Don, tells what life was like in Texas in the late 20th century

In this interview, conducted in 2017 in Fort Worth, Texas, Emily Kizer (14) interviews her grandpa, Don Kizer (67), about his childhood and family life. Mr. Kizer shared what life was like during the Civil Rights Movement and the Vietnam...