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Archive for June, 2014

  • Setting up the Project

    Setting up the Project

    June 29, 2014 I arrived in San Salvador during the afternoon of May 7th. El Salvador was hot and humid, no surprises there. Myself and the rest of my team […]

  • The Changing Conversation about “Illegal Immigrants”

    The Changing Conversation about “Illegal Immigrants”

    June 28, 2014 I am back in North Carolina this week, getting ready for my main research trip to California’s Central Valley, where I will speak to women and men […]

  • Palestinian Youth and Seeds of Peace

    Palestinian Youth and Seeds of Peace

    June 6, 2014 I arrived in Israel. My Palestinian friend picked me up from the airport and drove through Israel, through checkpoint, to get to Beit Jala in Area C […]

  • Verdade, Música e Literatura

    Verdade, Música e Literatura

    June 23, 2014 On June 11, when I first entered the auditorium Paulo Kobayashi–where all the public hearings of the Comissão da Verdade of São Paulo “Rubens Paiva” are held–a […]

  • Interviews begin

    Interviews begin

    June 13, 2014 The Project The project I have been working on has been held together by the letters Joseph and I have been writing each other about prison, about […]

  • Chavez, the UFW and the “Wetback” Problem

    Chavez, the UFW and the “Wetback” Problem

    June 13, 2014 I began my research at Wayne State University’s Reuther Library in Detroit, MI, where I looked at the United Farm Workers’ files for documents regarding the union […]

  • My research has finally commenced!

    My research has finally commenced!

    June 10, 2014 After a few days of preparation, I have now started my comprehensive and critical look at the human right of free expression, through an analysis of the […]

  • Força Brasil!

    Força Brasil!

    June 9th 2014 “I did not come here for the World Cup, I came to research the dictatorship.” I keep repeating to people asking me if that is the reason […]

  • Mel Williams

    Mel Williams

    Mel Williams, Retired Reverend and Social Justice Advocate, End Poverty Durham In this interview, the Reverend Mel Williams discusses his career as a member of the faith community and as […]

  • Melinda Wiggins

    Melinda Wiggins

    Melinda Wiggins, Executive Director, Student Action with Farmworkers This oral history traces the life and work of farm worker advocate Melinda Wiggins who currently serves as the Executive Director of […]