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Image of Recording - Conversations to Create Unity: Brenda King's Interview

Recording - Conversations to Create Unity: Brenda King's Interview

Brenda King talks about her childhood in Austin, Texas growing up African American in the 1950s-70s, and her experiences with segregation, desegregation, and racism. She also discusses her adulthood in north Austin, after living away for some years, and the changes she has seen in east Austin in terms of gentrification. This interview is part of an oral history project, Conversations to Create Unity, conducted by the Susanna Dickinson Museum and funded by Baylor University's Institute of Oral History. The project features fifteen oral histories from a diverse group of lifelong Austinites. Their interviews communicate race relations as a shared human experience and present a productive dia

Image of Recording - Conversations to Create Unity: Jarrett King's Interview

Recording - Conversations to Create Unity: Jarrett King's Interview

Jarrett King reflects on his childhood going to private Catholic schools in Austin, Texas, and his adulthood involvement in Austin's theater scene and working at Sylvan Learning. He talks about his experiences of being one of the few African Americans in various school settings, discrimination and racism he has encountered, the gentrification of east Austin, and law enforcement's relationship with people of color. This interview is part of an oral history project, Conversations to Create Unity, conducted by the Susanna Dickinson Museum and funded by Baylor University's Institute of Oral History. The project features fifteen oral histories from a diverse group of lifelong Austinites. Their