Miles is a Junior with a major of Sociology and minor studies of Psychology and Political Science. Originally from Saint Paul, Minnesota, Miles had interest in this project because it would involve uncovering a part of Fort Worth’s past that often goes unmentioned. As a strong advocate for social justice, equality and community empowerment, he was very excited to learn about activist efforts in Fort Worth during the Civil Rights Movement.
Donnie is a member of the Texas Christian University graduating class of 2013, majoring in Economics with a minor in Political Science. He is from Mesquite, Texas and is an avid runner, foodie, country music enthusiast and loves to travel. He learned a lot from interactions with some of Tarrant County’s most influential Civil Rights activists. He hopes this Texas Communities Oral History project “Uncovering the Movement: An Exploration of Civil Rights in Fort Worth” will empower people to organize for a greater good, and enlighten individuals to uncover their own histories and become involved in their communities.
Madison is a Speech-Language Pathology major from Aledo, Texas. She is a certified scuba diver, plays the piano and enjoys working special needs children. She took this Oral History class to not only learn about the community’s history, but to hear it first hand from those who lived through it. Her favorite part of this experience was getting to meet the incredible people through the interview process who impacted Fort Worth and those who lived in it.
Imani Suber is from Dallas, Texas she is currently a senior majoring in Sociology and psychology and is seeking a career in athletics communications and is very excited to be apart of this project. She took this class in search of an active way of understanding oral history and its meaning. She has been so blessed to be apart of “Uncovering the Movement.” With her father being from Fort Worth “Uncovering the civil rights movement in Fort Worth” was not only a rewarding experience but holds a special place in her heart.