Crossing Fences: Homestead

 

 

 

Homestead Voices  features first-person reflections from nine men as collected by eleven boys.  Project activities were conducted in collaboration with Homestead Youth Project at Best of the Batch.  Listen below for each man’s story as well as reflections from the interviewers.

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Rev. Donald P. Turner
Interview by Darnel Youngblood & Alon Rutledge

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Reflection by Alon Rutledge & Darnel Youngblood on interviewing Rev. Donald P. Turner

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Charlie Batch
Interview by Zion Thomas, Daeshawn Washington & George Grishom

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Reflection by Daeshawn Washington, George Grishom & Zion Thomas on interviewing Charlie Batch

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John M. Burwell
Interview by Milligan Garth, Tyler Thomas & Tyreik Smith

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Reflection by Tyler Thomas, Milligan Garth & Tyreik Smith on interviewing John M. Burwell

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Rev. Bobby James Smith
Interview by Darnel Youngblood, Demon Ross & Alon Rutledge

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Reflection by Alon Rutledge, Darnel Youngblood & Demon Ross on interviewing Rev. Bobby James Smith

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Sanford-Mark Barnes
Interview by Milligan Garth & Tyler Thomas

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Reflection by Milligan Garth & Tyler Thomas on interviewing Sanford-Mark Barnes

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Christopher “Mr. Chris” Smith
Interview by Tyler Hill, Codie Garth & Demon Ross

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Reflection by Codie Garth, Demon Ross & Tyler Hill on interviewing Christopher “Mr. Chris” Smith

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Dana Hodge II
Interview by Tyler Hill & Codie Garth

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Reflection by Codie Garth & Tyler Hill on interviewing Dana Hodge II

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Wes Lyons
Interview by Daeshawn Washington & George Grishom

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Reflection by Daeshawn Washington & George Grishom on interviewing Wes Lyons

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Daryl Milliner
Interview by Zion Thomas & Tyreik Smith

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Reflection by Tyreik Smith & Zion Thomas on interviewing Daryl Milliner

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Sponsor SlideSpecial thanks to Latasha Wilson-Batch, Charlie Batch, Ryan McConnell and Ruth Spurlock Kim of Best of the Batch Foundation, Flavia Bleahu of the Homestead Youth Project and Dana Gold of The Mentoring Partnership of Southwestern Pa.

For a copy of the accompanying book/CD or for information about conducting a similar oral history project in your community, please contact Chanessa Schuler at chanessa@slbradio.org,

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