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160810 Jenkins, Sameka Merisier.pdf
Chef and entrepreneur Sameka Merisier Jenkins (b.1972) grew up in Mt. Pleasant, S.C. in the Seven Mile community. Her early memories relate to the delicious food that was shared by the family on Sundays after worshiping at the Great Will AME Church.…

210416-000 Mascarin, Carolina.pdf
Carolina Angel Mascarin was born in Bogota, Colombia, in 1979. She studied journalism at Los Libertadores University. After graduation, Mascarin moved to New Hampshire to continue her studies. Six months later, she relocated to Charleston, South…

150313-000 Gregorie, William Dudley.pdf
W. Dudley Gregorie was born and raised in Downtown Charleston, South Carolina. In 1967 he graduated from Burke High School. In the interview, Gregorie remembers his experiences at Burke and affirms they prepared him for the positions he held later in…

150318-000 Frazier, Herbert .pdf
Herbert Frazier was born in 1951 in Charleston. This interview focuses on his childhood experiences growing up in the Asonborough Projects and attending Buist Elementary School and C.A. Brown High School. When he was fourteen years old, his family…

150309-000 Edwards, Mary.pdf
Mary Edwards was born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina. In 1967 she graduated from C.A. Brown High School. In the interview, Edwards talks about her childhood in the Eastside Community, remembers her experiences at C.A. Brown, and discusses…

150306-000 Snype Theron.pdf
Theron Snype was born and raised in Downtown Charleston. In 1967, he graduated from Burke High School. In the interview, Snype remembers his experiences at Burke. He talks about his favorite English teachers, Ms. Doris Hazel and Ms. Altimeze McGriff,…

210313-000 Lincoln Fred.pdf
Fred Lincoln is a resident of the Jack Primus community in Cainhoy, South Carolina. He lives in the land owned and passed down by his formerly slaved ancestors. Lincoln discusses the protest organized by John “Sammy” Sanders to save the Meeting Tree…

210311-000 Salazar Guzman Diana.pdf
Diana Salazar Guzmán was born in 1964 in Homestead, Florida. In this interview, she reflects on her Chicana identity and her family roots. Salazar Guzmán remembers her role in leading the 2006 immigrant-rights march in Charleston and the challenges…

210405-000 Esquivel, Eric.pdf
Eric Esquivel was born in 1975 in Danville, Pennsylvania. His father was from Colombia, and his mother was from New Jersey. In the mid-eighties, his family moved to Hilton Head, South Carolina. He remembers how as a child he noticed the exuberant…

210414-000 Wright John.pdf
John Wright grew up in Mt Pleasant, South Carolina. His family roots are in two African American settlement communities, Philips and Hamlin. At seventeen, he joined the US Army, and after retirement in 2013, he returned home. He reflects on coming…
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