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Oral Histories

Millions of everyday people experienced housing discrimination due to their race, religion, or ethnicity. Hear stories from everyday people and dedicated fair housing activists.

Views, opinions, and information expressed in the Voices and oral histories are solely those of the interviewee and not the Unvarnished project and its partners.

  • Mayor Shari Cantor

    West Hartford, Connecticut

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  • Mayor Shari Cantor

    West Hartford, Connecticut

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  • Nancy Chen

    Community Leader

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  • Dennis H. Cremin, Ph.D.

    Historian

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  • Dennis H. Cremin Ph.D.

    Historian

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  • Omobolade (Bola) Delano-Oriaran, Ph.D.

    Education Equity Advocate

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  • Sarah E. Doherty, Ph.D.

    Historian

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  • Mary Donohue, MA

    Historian

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  • Donald Elder

    Tuskegee Airman

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  • Paige Glotzer, Ph.D.

    Historian

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  • Antonia Harlan

    Community Leader

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  • Antonia Harlan

    Community Leader

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  • Melvin Harris

    Former Poindexter Resident

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  • Betty Hoffman, Ph.D.

    Anthropologist

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  • Charmaine Jefferson, J.D.

    Cultural Advisor

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  • Saily Joshi

    Community Leader

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  • Bernard Kleina

    Civil Rights Activist

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  • Sarah Long-Radloff

    Community Leader

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  • Ray Odom, J.D.

    Attorney and Wealth Manager

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  • Ray Odom, J.D.

    Attorney and Wealth Manager

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  • Ray Odom, J.D.

    Attorney and Wealth Manager

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  • Estevan Rael-Gálvez, Ph.D.

    Scholar and Writer

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  • Estevan Rael-Gálvez, Ph.D.

    Scholar and Writer

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  • Sherlynn Reid

    Fair Housing Activist

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  • Al Rossell

    Realtor

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  • Donna Sack

    Unvarnished Project Director

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  • Kathy Seibert

    Corporate Executive

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  • Reita Smith

    Community Historian

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  • Macarena (Rena) Tamayo-Calabrese, J.D.

    Museum Leader

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  • Tracey Wilson, Ph.D.

    Historian

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  • Tracey Wilson, Ph.D.

    Historian

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