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Name Huston-Tillotson University
Number of Archive records 2

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Image of Recording - Conversations to Create Unity: Stan Kerr's Interview

Recording - Conversations to Create Unity: Stan Kerr's Interview

Stan Kerr discusses his life in Austin, Texas from 1970 to the present, including his experience of being a white man in an interracial marriage with an African American woman, and his involvement in Austin's African American community through attending and teaching at Huston-Tillotson University. He examines the Civil Rights Movement in Austin and his wife's family's participation in it, Austin's history of segregation, discrimination against African Americans, and the gentrification and changing demographics of east Austin. 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 Institut

Image of Recording - Conversations to Create Unity: Anita McGill's Interview

Recording - Conversations to Create Unity: Anita McGill's Interview

Anita McGill recounts her childhood years (1970s-80s) living in Del Valle, a suburb of Austin, Texas, and her teenage and adulthood years living in Austin. She discusses her educational opportunities with the Upward Bound Program at Huston-Tillotson University, her educational activism as an adult, racial and socioeconomic discrimination she has seen and experienced, Austin's growth and gentrification, and law enforcement's negative treatment of minorities, including her family. 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