Oral history interview with Kirsten Alexander (OH-040, audio recording and transcript)

Title

Oral history interview with Kirsten Alexander (OH-040, audio recording and transcript)

Date

2005

Description

Kirsten Alexander, who grew up in Jamaica Plain and Brookline, Massachusetts, during the 1970s, discusses the racial climate in the Boston Public Schools during that time period. The interview covers her family’s community activism and support of desegregation; the experiences of her adopted brother, who was African American; the racism that she saw in some of the Boston Public Schools; the importance of living in a diverse society; and her hopes for the future of the Boston Public Schools.

Source

Moakley Oral History Project

Rights

Copyright Suffolk University. This item is made available for research and educational purposes by the John Joseph Moakley Archive & Institute. Prior permission is required for any commercial use.

Type

Sound recording
Oral histories

Format

MP3
PDF

Language

English

Identifier

OH-040

Embedded Media

Interviewer

Muller, Laura

Interviewee

Alexander, Kirsten, 1969-

Duration

39:51:00

Files

oh-040_transcript.pdf

Citation

“Oral history interview with Kirsten Alexander (OH-040, audio recording and transcript),” Moakley Archive & Institute, accessed December 6, 2019, https://moakleyarchive.omeka.net/items/show/3744.

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