Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Includes audio files containing brief oral history interviews with students reflecting on the 2020 election. Also includes photographs taken during the interviews, which took place outside of McCullough.
In this oral history interview, Katie Barton, Class of 2023, discusses the presidential and senate race in North Carolina. Barton also mentions clubs on campus, including the meditation club and a pandemic theater project, that have provided support for students, as well as hopes for the spring semester during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Oral history interview with Ella Bode, Class of 2024. In the interview Bode discusses supporting Joe Biden, voting absentee in North Carolina, and plans for the day.
Episode description: "Hi everybody! Megan and Destini are back after a long pause :) In this episode, they give you an update on the verdict of Breonna Taylor, voting, the next steps for BLCKGRLMGC, and a run down for our next episodes. Thank you for riding with us these past three years. BLCKGRLMGC continues to grow and we couldn’t be happier!"
Episode description: "It's a rather common narrative that we've heard amongst young liberals: "You need to vote," "If you don't vote you're ignorant," and many more condescending statements about individuals who don't have a positive relationship with the American system. We shed light on young Black voters and their thoughts during the 2020 election. We're lacking sympathy... and that may cost this election as young democrats."