Emelia C.

Interviewed by: L.R.
"Right now, my license expired. I canít get a license. Each time I drive to somewheres, I fear that a police will stop me [and] take me to jail just because I don't have a license, nor valid documents."
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Phillip Farrington

Phillip Woolley
"You see, there never was segregation in Mexico as far as black and white was concerned, however there was segregation as far as poor and wealthy."
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David B.

As Interviewed by Luca Venegoni
"It was unfair that people who could afford to go to college could avoid the draft while people without enough money couldnít."
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Ivory Tate

As Interviewed by Hunter Bagby
"I like to think that I am a part of making sure people are aware of what their rights are and... a part of making sure that the kinds of things I experienced when I was younger in the Ď70s and Ď80s arenít a part of the time that we are living in today."
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Brendan T. Wood

Kate Sheblak
"When I think of the term Ďsocial justice,í I think of a societal belief in fairness."
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Jing-Feng Lee

As Interviewed by Judy Shan
"ÖThough the Japanese have left, I still have many wonderful memories from that time [the time period under Japanese colonial rule in Taiwan], and I will never forget them."
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Pascal Baredste

As Interviewed by Stephen T.
"We had the right to not be killed, and that was it... "
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Lauren Martin

As Interviewed by Isabella Ricci
"The fence is absolutely devastating to border communities."
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Kari McDonald

As Interviewed by Hoyt Taylor
"Not that Iím less of a person, but that the world views me as less of a person, and that feels, to some degree, disenfranchised, not as relevant to the human race. "
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Sal Lopez

As Interviewed by Will Savage
"No-one has slushied me."
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Sonia Glazer

As Interviewed by Jonathan Sadun
"On September 1, 1939, the Russians walked into our city."
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Robert Riley

As Interviewed by Isaac Metcalf
"It was a sort of spiritual victory just to be accepted into their cause, and to help earn them rights they should have had before."
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Molly Hornbuckle

As Interviewed by Zion Kim
"Discrimination really is, to me, about a lack of power. Not just politically or legislatively and government, but it is that feeling that an individual has that they donít have as much power as others to affect change and to make their life or their familyís life better."
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Marvin B. Levy

As Interviewed by Jesse Levy-Rubinett
"It had a very deep impact on me and made me angrier and more determined to do whatever I could to work for and support the civil rights movement."
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Rebecca Herrera

As Interviewed by Rachael Ellisor
"If you're determined and you want to do something, you can do it."
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Jacq Bachman

As Interviewed by Ryan C.
"Iím giving an older lady a seat -- my seat -- as I was taught to do."
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Andy Campbell

As Interviewed by Rebekah Albach
"As a citizen of Texas, I feel that Texas itself is doing poorly in terms of making gay people equal to all other people, and trans people equal to all others."
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Fang-Wen Huang

As Interviewed by Justin Chen
"When I help people, I feel so blessed, lucky and joyful, because I am not the one in need of help, i am the one helping them."
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Steven A. Bethea

As Interviewed by Isaac Bethea
"And some of the things that Richard Nixon was saying about the war were untrue, and I knew for a fact they were untrue."
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Mary Ann M.

As Interviewed by J.W.
"Side by side, they [whites and blacks] integrated for the freedom of our countryÖ"
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Sarah Weddington

As Interviewed by Augie Stromberger
"TIME magazine, in 2003, named the 80 people who had changed the world. Of those, 10 were women. I was one, Rosa Parks was oneóif you think about what she did, she refused to give up her seat on the bus. So, there are a lot of things you wouldnít think of as being a real asset to social justiceóhers was right time, right place, her age, the awareness that already been established of some of the problems."
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Joe K. Longley

As Interviewed by Jonah Smith
"The schools that I went to only white kids could attend themÖ I had a lot of Hispanic friends as well as African-American friends."
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Ola Davis Brown

As Interviewed by Anwen Pope
"...they had to give you respect because it was the law, plus you earned it. "
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Isela Fernandez

As Interviewed by Efrain Garduno
"In Mexico, that problem is very big, because the people see you as a different person."
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Kit Seay

As Interviewed by Lucas Ogden
"I have always believed that people are created equallyÖ"
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Patricia Robertson

As Interviewed by Gil Johnson
"If I had lived in the North, I might have had a different experience."
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Richard Bernard Farrer

As Interviewed by Dylan Johns
"Apartheid is a source of shame for many, many South Africans, and it was a source of shame for me as well."
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Susan Maddox

As Interviewed by Samuel Beckett
"I knew exactly what I thought, and there wasnít anything that could have unconvinced me."
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Mildred and James Jones

As Interviewed by Briana Brown
"When I was growing up, I never had a white friend or knew any white people."
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Susie Sansom Piper

As Interviewed by Jack Dobson
"I taught in Rockdale for 41 years."
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Frieda Borth

As Interviewed by Interviewed by I.C.
"Thatís just the way it was. "
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Cherrie Hovis

As Interviewed by Julian Clubb
"I went to a segregated school when I was younger, we didnít have any blacks in the town."
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Adaeze (Nne) Ezekoye

As Interviewed by Ify Ezekoye
"Igbos have been stigmatized and marginalized. The big social injustice is that to this day, Igbo people are not properly characterized -- only as troublemakers, based off of ethnicity."
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Duke Ngo

As Interviewed by Nithin Richard
"When you would play in the street, you would see lots of soldiers and tanks and a lot of people exchanging money."
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As Interviewed by Leah Pinney

Nidhi K.
"Learning how to transform stress into energy makes it a powerful motivator."
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Lauren Stevenson Yacina

As Interviewed by Nick Schatz
"That meanness has such a big impact that has lasted my whole life."
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Thomas Schatz

As Interviewed by Noah Schatz
"The Vietnam War caused tremendous tension at home, within families, within communities, far, far more than you can imagine or that is going on now in the current unfortunate military enterprise."
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Wilfredo Martinez Lopez

As Interviewed by Gabriel H.
"Turn the other cheek."
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Michael Garcia

As Interviewed by Niels K.
"I assumed that everyone, when they went to a restaurant, they always ordered water and the cheapest thing off the menu; they didnít order what they want."
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Raul G. Liendo

As Interviewed by Katherine J.
"I would always question that."
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Dennis Coleman

As Interviewed by Daniel Lee
"Iím African-American, so I grew up in a family that has a history of understanding the discrimination based on race, and so I think it was more than just my faith, I think it was more of the history of my family in fighting injustice."
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Carlos Penada

As Interviewed by Clara F.
"They left in 1960, originally in hopes to come back very soon, but that never occurred."
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Chris Christine

As Interviewed by Pia Deshpande
"GI is a term that means General Issue. The equipment in the military was general issue so a soldier was also General Issue."
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George Longoria

As Interviewed by N.B.
"I was different, and I felt different about different people..."
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Christine Bunce

As Interviewed by Bridget C.
"I think there is unfortunately something about human nature that we feel safest when we are with people that are like us... and itís just harder to make room for people that are different."
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Richard Wagner

As Interviewed by Chico Wagner
"You could hurt a man more by taking his girlfriend away from him than by shooting him or hitting him with a bat."
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Carmen S.

As Interviewed by Corin Wagen
"I call myself a survivor, and no one can take that away from me."
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Marisol A.

As Interviewed by Marisol Sobek
"We're still working on it, peopleís ignorance. We'll get there one day."
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Bijan Masumian

As Interviewed by Nicky Nair
"The Bahaíi faith is considered a heresy by the current Iranian government. "
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Gerarda Koehne

As Interviewed by Victoria M.
"So, what used to be good about being a mother, seemed to everyone to be outdated and out of step with womenís freedom. I felt like life really became upside down..."
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Rekha Desai

As Interviewed by Sesha McMinn
"When my teacher asked who wanted to go to the college, and I raised my hand, I was perceived like a fool. "
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David Matustik

As Interviewed by William Goodwin
"When people see homelessness, they donít see a personís face."
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Neelima Mangabuttula

As Interviewed by Sweta Ganta
"There is no distance, or situation too great between best friends."
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Vanja Corovic

As Interviewed by Etienne D.
"Itís all about money. If you don't have money, you are nobody."
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Henry Zeybel

As Interviewed by Ben Brown
"So I was pretty much in favor of prosecuting war against our enemies as the president saw it. So I was brain washed to follow the leader."
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John Attig

As Interviewed by Anthony Clemens
"I know a black man who was almost lynched when he was 12."
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Giovanna Marabini

As Interviewed by Chiara Alvisi
"I can tell you for sure that the war took away my childhood."
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Ellen L.

As Interviewed by A.B.
"They were just totally unprepared..."
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Pamela McDonald

As Interviewed by Erin McDonald
"I think itís important that workers have some power and even government workers need some power because otherwise they can get abused and taken advantage of."
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Jonathan Murr

As Interviewed by Spencer Christian
"A life lived in struggle is actually meaningful and worthwhile in and of itself."
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Sonia Ell

As Interviewed by Josh Geeslin
"I have always felt that I need to keep my religion, my belief, and to be proud of my ethnicity and who I am."
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Chuck Smith

As Interviewed by David Han
"Thereís been lots of progress."
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Boonkrua Punyahotra

As Interviewed by Ink D.
"We had never been trained to hide in bombing shelter. Instead we headed toward rice paddies, sewer lines. "
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Juan Gonzales

As Interviewed by Chris B.
"I think that itís imperative for young people to discuss the past so that they can make the future a whole lot brighter."
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Sylvia Herrera

As Interviewed by Xavier Herrera Jr.
"Every person counts. We have to recognize and reconnect to our humanity. We have to learn to treat each other with that kindness and respect that everyone deserves. "
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Ira Iscoe

As Interviewed by Adam Iscoe
"Being white didnít mean that you were safe against prejudices and stuff."
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Grazyna Pyrek

As Interviewed by Daniel Pyrek
"That is why we did what we did."
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