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  • Subject is exactly "Discrimination"
Go to Robbins, Russell (audio interview and summary) item page

Oral history interview with Russell Robbins. Interviewed by Walter Urick. February 19, 2016. English language recording. Summary in English and Spanish. Russell Robbins was born in September of 1941 in Hart, Michigan. He is the son of Mason and…
Go to Steeve Buckridge audio interview and transcription item page

Steeve Buckridge was born in Kingston, Jamaica. He became a professor at Grand Valley State University several years ago. He is an Associate Professor of African and Caribbean History and Associate Faculty in African and African American Studies.…
Go to Judith Claytor audio interview and transcript item page

Judith Claytor was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She graduated from Western Michigan University with a degree in sociology/social work. She discusses the racial and religious differences between living in Grand Rapids and Washington D.C. and…
Go to Joseph Cospito audio interview and transcript item page

Joseph Cospito likes working on his house, playing with his children, being a stay at home dad, and listening to books on audio tape. He is a retired science professor who is married to an episcopal priest. He discusses growing up in the fifties in…
Go to Debra Sawinski audio interview and transcript item page

Debra Sawinski discusses how she started the first all girls track team at her high school and the struggles that came along with in.
Go to Esiloza Omoh audio interview and transcript item page

Esiloza Omoh was born in Legos, Nigeria, raised in Chicago, Illinois, and attended Grand Valley State University. She graduated with a degree in Biomedical Science. She discusses her experiences with discrimination because of the color of her skin.
Go to Mirta McGee audio interview and Transcript item page

Mirta McGee was born in Cuba and raised in the United States. She is currently an elementary school Spanish teacher. She discusses balancing Cuban culture with American culture, discrimination based on language barriers, and the differences between…
Go to Filiz Dogru audio interview and transcript item page

Filiz Dogru was born in Turkey, came to the United States in 1990, and settled in West Michigan in August 2003. He is a professor at Grand Valley State University and an active member of the Niagara foundation and the Turkish American Michigan…
Go to Mark Connorton audio interview and transcription item page

Mark Connorton is a mathematics major at Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He discusses his alcohol and drug addiction issue and how it affected his relationship with his parents.
Go to Susan Peeler audio interview and transcript item page

Susan Peeler discusses her experiences growing up and how they have affected the way she prejudges people.
Go to Jeffrey Sorensen audio interview and transcript item page

Jeffrey Sorensen grew up in the Upper Pennisula of Michigan. He discusses the stereotypes and misconceptions of "yoopers."
Go to Christian Vannier audio interview and transcript item page

Christian Vannier discusses the civil rights differences between western and eastern Michigan. In particular, he draws on his experiences at Wayne State University and Grand Valley State University.
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