Youth activist oral histories, 2010-2021


  • Youth activists are often left out of political history archives. This is true despite the fact that youth social movements repeatedly change the course of history. To contribute to rectifying this imbalance in archival sources, students in Duke professor Wesley Hogan's Fall 2021 FOCUS Program class, "US Youth Movements since 2010: Expanding Human Rights for All," created an archive of their oral history interviews with youth activists in the Black Lives Matter, environmental justice, LGBTQ+, gender equity, and Indigenous rights movements.

    Each interview contains an MP3 or MP4 file, an interview transcript approved by the narrator, a
    brief introduction to the narrator, and an index of the interview. ... [Read More]

Total Size
84 files (5.23 GB)
Data Citation
  • Chrisley, A., Ely, V., Gabbidon, A., Genser, C., Hogan, W., Jacobs, J., Krovitz, S., Oliver, I., Patel, D., Perez, M., Quinlan, M., Relaford, L., Rievman, J., & Watts, B. (2022). Youth activist oral histories, 2010-2021. Duke Research Data Repository.
  • 10.7924/r49g5s86k
Publication Date
  • ark:/87924/r49g5s86k
Collection Dates
  • October-December 2021
Rights Note
  • Individual narrators retain copyright over their own stories, but they have agreed to share them publicly under the Creative Commons license specified in the release form.
  • Youth activist oral histories, 2010-2021
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