Susanna Busico

As Interviewed by Miles Metzger
"It made me realize that all along these schools in the south say they were separate but equal. They were not equal. Those kids were not learning what everyone else was learning. It was very discouraging, but I felt optimistic that now they were learning."
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Toshio Nishida

as interviewed by Eva Schwarm
"We usually study at school or study at home or study at juku."
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Robert Rosholt

As interviewed by Allison Rosholt
"We were all poor at that time-by poor, I mean poor of spirit."
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Marjo Rogers

As Interviewed by Kepler Huntress
"She one time, she scared me half to death and started chasing me"
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Brittney DeMars

As Interviewed by Sadie Broughton
"I always had to be the strong one, the responsible one."
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Pari Kalari

As Interviewed by R.K.
"Only by doing child labor or begging on the streets, would they be able to live on a daily basis, get some food on their plate."
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Howard Pollack

As Interviewed by Sydney Simmons
"We were working hard, we were essentially winning, and we were winning something I thought was worth winning. "
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Aurora Flores-Wolsky

As Interviewed by Crystal U.
"A person who keeps trying and doesn't give up will one day become a winner. "
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Gail Smith

As Interviewed by Norah Parker
"It hurt me terribly and I hurt terribly for Deborah. And I wondered if our friendship had caused her so much pain. "
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Sarah Morris

As Interviewed by Jette Morris
"It blew my mind ... her way of thinking was that we handle everyone exactly the same. That treating everyone well, means treating everyone the same."
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Rene Craft

As Interviewed by Elena B.
"One time we were swimming in a public pool, and a man said, ‘I don't want your weirdo kid to play with my children. Get away from us.’"
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Dr. Shubhra Sharma

As Interviewed by Ari Sharma
"I loved the idea of teaching, mostly I think, I loved the idea of learning through teaching."
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James Velde Hiroyuki Uyeki

As Interviewed by Oliver Uyeki
"Its not just that I didn't know I had it, but that other people didn't know about it."
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Aurora Flores-Wolsky

As Interviewed by Nathan Elias
"Did she think I didn’t know what was going on and had a good opinion because of what I looked like?"
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Elizabeth Morphis

As Interviewed by Jasalyn Franco
"I think segregation in schools today is not necessarily racially based, I think it's socioeconomic. I think that it's about money and the people who have access to schools with the materials that are necessary for receiving a good education..."
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Rebecca Liu

As Interviewed by Irena Li
"There is discrimination everywhere you go, but now we are fighting for it to end. "
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John Tian

As Interviewed by Christine T.
"Usually in China, resources are allocated based on where you live. In city or urban areas, they get more resources, so schools are better equipped. In rural areas, schools have less resources, so teachers are less qualified, and also the buildings are less advanced."
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Mike Metke

As Interviewed by Ethan S
"Education really is more a matter of opportunity so some folks who are very, very bright and might change the world just never get a chance to get that education."
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Geronimo Rodriguez

As Interviewed by Chloe K.
"I knew that if you get good grades in the 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th, then that counts for going to college. And my parents wanted to help me do that, and they didn’t have the money to send me to college, but they made choices..."
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Elaine Gutierrez

As Interviewed by Kyra K.
"I'm glad that we've got organizations now that are educating us and there's more awareness about autism now -- because I never really paid attention to it until my child was diagnosed with Asperger's."
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Mary Beth Gartner

As Interviewed by Ridley Ott
"I would always go as far back on the bus as I could get without crossing the line, because they didn’t want me there any more than other people wanted them up front."
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Amy Gonzales

As Interviewed by Carter Rose Matheny
"It’s like I’m not Mexican enough for Mexican families, but I am certainly not White to fit in with the White families. So, I’m just me. I’ve accepted that, but I do feel that, and I am aware when I am sitting in a Principal meeting and I am the only brown person in a room of like fifty."
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Everette Swan, Jr.

As Interviewed by Allee Esqueda
"The big thing about that races is if I don't win, you don't win and if they don't win, no one else wins because ultimately, we all need each other and all are the same as each other. I don't really see a race. I'd rather see us all working together."
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Sarala L. Peddinti

As Interviewed by Sathvik C.
"If equal opportunities of education and learning are provided, anybody can prove their ability irrespective of their gender..."
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Juanita Flores - Smith

As Interviewed by Zarqa Fatima
"Discrimination is part of the fabric of many Americans at the time, and even now it is still part of the fabric of some Americans..."
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Jade Morrison

As Interviewed by Amelise M.
"I was treated differently many times."
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Rose Ann Smith

As Interviewed by Lizzy Spedale
"I was in the 9th grade and it was the junior high at that time and they called all of the 9th grade students in the theater and the principal told us the we would be going to school the next year with black people."
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Srikala Badrinarayanan

As Interviewed by N.V.
"Girls were considered liabilities, and to invest on them would be a waste of the sources, because they would go away after marriage to another household, and boys, after marriage, would bring in girls to support the family. So, after college, marriage was the ultimate goal for girls."
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Tiffany Roberson

As Interviewed by Harrison C.
"The police drew a weapon on us and told us that we needed to get out of the street and leave the area. It was shocking to me because twenty to thirty people in the street, leaving the building and going to their cars, but our group was targeted and had weapons drawn on us."
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Susan Eckel

As Interviewed by Claire Payne
"He was three and a half years old -- he was not toilet trained, he was still breastfeeding, he didn't wear shoes, and he had no idea how to deal with other children."
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Lina Padegimaite

As Interviewed by Rishi R
"The small here would be like a large back home. I mean, the size difference is huge -- and if you go to a restaurant, it's the same thing, like if you order a portion at a restaurant here versus back home. "
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Catherine Troberman

Berit Rusing
"Somewhere in all these years woman all decided that they had to work, they wanted freedom, they wanted to get out -- and that’s what they did."
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Vivek Sarda

As Interviewed by Ansh Sarda
"So you have to imagine, 40 percent of the population is coming from the caste system, and they had 87 percent of the seats. So the rest, 60 percent of the population, had to apply for 13 percent of the seats."
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Carmen Selvera

As interviewed by Mateo Selvera
"I never did fight for rights, I never did call discrimination, I didn’t do any of that I just tried prove myself and work a little harder or look for a place that I thought would be better for me..."
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Marylene Palard

As Interviewed by Zachary Vasseur
"Speech is a kind of traitor. It’s something that identifies you and you can’t hide from it. You are utterly dependent of your accent."
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Rich DePalma

As Interviewed by Gabriel DePalma
"If you are a kid and you don’t have the opportunity to access a lot of academic programs, then it was meaningful. If you are a teacher and you want your salary increased, then it was meaningful."
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Gonzalo Barrientos

As Interviewed By Luke Foster
"And going out there, I started noticing when I was five or six years old, the differences in people. I asked why we couldn’t go into the restaurants or the cafes -- as we called them then -- and they said that it was because they didn’t serve Mexicans. I didn’t know anything about that. ‘What? What? you’re a human being!’"
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Yolanda Ocañas Argüello

As interviewed by Jaxie Niles Argüello
"Everybody was a stranger to me."
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