Meliza Arellano tells Sarah Benko, her former seventh-grade teacher, about how she became a serious... more.
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Meliza Arellano tells Sarah Benko, her former seventh-grade teacher, about how she became a serious student.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Linda Hernandez remembers growing up as one of the few Latinos in Lincoln, Nebraska.
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Linda Hernandez remembers growing up as one of the few Latinos in Lincoln, Nebraska.
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Recorded in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Carol Jacques remembers growing up in Chavez Ravine, a Mexican-American neighborhood in Los Angeles that... more.
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Carol Jacques remembers growing up in Chavez Ravine, a Mexican-American neighborhood in Los Angeles that was replaced by Dodger Stadium.
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Monique Ferrer remembers her ex-husband, Michael Trinidad, who was killed in the World Trade Center... more.
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Monique Ferrer remembers her ex-husband, Michael Trinidad, who was killed in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Ruben Aguilar tells his friend Bill Luna about his family's deportation as part of the... more.
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Ruben Aguilar tells his friend Bill Luna about his family's deportation as part of the Mexican Repatriation Program in 1933.
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Recorded in Chicago, Illinois
Antero Garcia (R) talks to his former student Roger Alvarez (L) who dropped out... more.
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Antero Garcia (R) talks to his former student Roger Alvarez (L) who dropped out during his senior year of high ...
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Recorded in Culver City, California
Maria Vasquez-Rojas talks with her brother, Francisco Vasquez, about being diagnosed with ovarian cancer shortly... more.
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Maria Vasquez-Rojas talks with her brother, Francisco Vasquez, about being diagnosed with ovarian cancer shortly after finding out she was ...
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Recorded in Los Angeles, California
Richard Anthony Torres talks to his daughter Kathy Namba about his mother, Guadalupe Torres.
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Richard Anthony Torres talks to his daughter Kathy Namba about his mother, Guadalupe Torres.
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Recorded in Taos, New Mexico
17-year-old amateur boxing champion Seniesa Estrada talks to her father and coach, Joe Estrada, about... more.
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17-year-old amateur boxing champion Seniesa Estrada talks to her father and coach, Joe Estrada, about how she got started in ...
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Recorded in Los Angeles, California
Two stories about teachers who went beyond the classroom to help their kids.
Secretary of the Interior, Kenneth Salazar (R) and his brother, Congressman John Salazar (L), talk... more.
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Secretary of the Interior, Kenneth Salazar (R) and his brother, Congressman John Salazar (L), talk about growing up in a ...
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Rachel Salazar and her husband, Ruben, remember how their romance started with a typo.
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Rachel Salazar and her husband, Ruben, remember how their romance started with a typo.
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Recorded in Waco, Texas
Sylvia Mendez (L), 73, talks to her sister Sandra Mendez Duran (R), 59, about Mendez... more.
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Sylvia Mendez (L), 73, talks to her sister Sandra Mendez Duran (R), 59, about Mendez v. Westminster, their family's 1945 lawsuit that won ...
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Recorded in Walnut, California
Julio Diaz remembers being robbed on a subway platform in the Bronx.
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Julio Diaz remembers being robbed on a subway platform in the Bronx.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Yelitza Castro talks with her friend Willie Davis about serving meals to the homeless community... more.
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Yelitza Castro talks with her friend Willie Davis about serving meals to the homeless community in Charlotte, North Carolina for ...
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Ramon "Chunky" Sanchez remembers how teachers changed the names of Mexican-American students during the 1950s.
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Ramon "Chunky" Sanchez remembers how teachers changed the names of Mexican-American students during the 1950s.
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Recorded in San Diego, California
New York City bus operator Ronald Ruiz remembers one of his passengers on the City... more.
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New York City bus operator Ronald Ruiz remembers one of his passengers on the City Island line in the Bronx.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Jose "Pepe" Noriega , one of over 14,000 children who came to the U.S. as... more.
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Jose "Pepe" Noriega , one of over 14,000 children who came to the U.S. as part of Operation Pedro Pan, speaks ...
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Recorded in Coral Gables, Florida
Gilbert Zermeño tells his wife, Pat Powers-Zermeño, about wanting to join the school band when... more.
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Gilbert Zermeño tells his wife, Pat Powers-Zermeño, about wanting to join the school band when he was in 6...
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Recorded in Phoenix, Arizona
Lourdes Villanueva tells her son Roger about growing up in a family of migrant workers.
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Lourdes Villanueva tells her son Roger about growing up in a family of migrant workers.
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Recorded in Tampa, Florida