Lilly and Melissa discuss Synanon and equality
December 18, 2018 App Interview

Lilly asks her mother, Melissa, about her experience growing up in Synanon, a cult with a diverse community of people. Melissa explains how that affected her view of race and equality while growing up in the 1970's.

Unfolding the Past, Discovering the Future

In this interview, Olivia Simpson-Klein converses with her grandmother, Mary Klein, about how her upbringing in Florida influenced her beliefs and behaviors today. She speaks to the stained racial relations and segregation in the South as well as her response...

Interview with my 96-year-old grandmother, Laura.

My grandmother, Laura, grew up in Haiti and moved to the United States when she was 26. In this first part of our interview she discusses what it was like growing up in Haiti, why she left Haiti, and talks...

Experiences of a Hmong American student in the United States

Interview with a young Hmong American man about his family history and his own experiences growing up in America.

The past is today

While some of the evocative photos reflect the drama of what is thought of as the challenge of past race relations I have vivid recollection of the issue from personal experience.

Gardella-influencer

Interview with Melissa discussing the issue of race in our society

Windsurfing Race

Will and his father Jim Johnstone talk about a windsurfing race that Jim competed in during the 1990s.

A Spanish teacher from Missouri remembers the 50’s and 60’s

My interview summary: I interview my grandma about living in the 50's and 60's. She talks about her childhood, and what it was like in high school during a time of racial tension. She talks about taking a group of...

interview with grandma about her childhood and race

ancestors and her early life, how her childhood was affected by race

Biracial in America

A short interview about Breana's experience of being biracial in America.

Axon-classmate

I interview Christina about how racial issues are impacting her, specifically on campus.

Thanksgiving interview

A grandson talks to his grandfather about his childhood, civic responsibility and the future of African Americans.

Let’s have a talk dad

I decide to have a chat with my dad about high school, fear and curiosity

Socialization and Body Image

This interview was geared towards body positivity, socialization and race and how it affected Brooklyn

Michael DelPercio – Willowood x PC

Pedro Damasceno (17) speaks to Michael (Mike) DelPercio (99). Interview hosted by Pine Crest’s Photography Club at the Willowood Brookdale resident center on August 9th, 2017. Mike shares the story of his life; New York, the Navy, and love. c/o...

Ruby – St. Louis, Missouri in the 1960’s

Ruby, an African-American women who grew up in segregated St. Louis, Missouri in the 1960’s, discusses her first encounter with discrimination.

Volunteers In Service To America and Race in Milwaukee

I interviewed my grandfather about his time working with VISTA in 1969 in Milwaukee.