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Crossing Fences: Wilkinsburg

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Wilkinsburg Voices  features first-person reflections from thirteen men as collected by sixteen boys.  Project activities were conducted in collaboration with Youth Places and Wilkinsburg High School.  Listen below for each man’s story as well as reflections from the interviewers.

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Interviews

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Paradise Gray
Interview by Davon Moultrie & Joshua Hodeney

Reflections

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Reflection by Davon Moultrie & Joshua Hodeney on interviewing Paradise Gray

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Kirk Holbrook
Interview by Jaquan Betts & Sam Brown

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Reflection by Jaquan Betts & Sam Brown on interviewing Kirk Holbrook

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Mayor John Thompson
Interview by Isaiah Pete & Jesus Pierce

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Reflection by Isaiah Pete & Jesus Pierce on interviewing Mayor John Thompson

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Andre Scott
Interview by Marlin Rainey & Kevin Blackwell

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Reflection by Kevin Blackwell & Marlin Rainey on interviewing Andre Scott

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George Spencer, Sr.
Interview by Aaron Wilson & Xavier Henry


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Reflection by Aaron Wilson & Xavier Henry on interviewing George Spencer, Sr.

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Demetrius Ballard
Interview by Solomon Morris & Marquise Pete

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Reflection by Solomon Morris & Marquise Pete on interviewing Demetrius Ballard

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Dennis Walker
Interview by Solomon Morris & Loran Evans


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Reflection by Solomon Morris & Loran Evans on interviewing Dennis Walker

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Richard Bradford
Interview by Jaquan Betts & Sam Brown

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Reflection by Sam Brown & Jaquan Betts on interviewing Richard Bradford

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Gerald Brooks
Interview by Aaron Wilson & Xavier Henry


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Reflection by Aaron Wilson & Xavier Henry on interviewing Gerald Brooks

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Officer Gil Stubbs
Interview by Joshua Hodeney, Isaiah Pete & Davon Moultrie


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Reflection by  Davon Moultrie, Isaiah Pete & Joshua Hodeney on interviewing Officer Gil Stubbs

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Reverend Marcus Harvey
Interview by Jaquan Betts & Sam Brown


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Reflection by  Jaquan Betts & Sam Brown on interviewing Reverend Marcus Harvey

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Kyle Holbrook
Interview by Nick Jones & Davon Moultrie


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Reflection by  Nick Jones & Davon Moultrie on interviewing Kyle Holbrook


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Ralph Watson
Interview by Marcus Brown, Jesus Pierce & Marlin Rainey


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Reflection by  Marcus Brown, Jesus Pierce & Marlin Rainey on interviewing Ralph Watson

 

 

Special thanks to Mayor John Thompson, Tammy Brown, Aaron Altemus, Stephen Puskar, Donte Pendleton, Woodrow Yates and everyone at Youth Places and Wilkinsburg High School.

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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The opinions expressed herein are solely those of the individual represented and do not necessarily reflect those of The Heinz Endowments or any collaborating organization.

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