Posts by BCListening

BC Listening Project Hosts Brunch with Edwidge Danticat

By Sandy Mui “Everyone has a story has a story to tell.” That is a motto the Brooklyn College Listening Project has lived by in its three years of existance. On March 28, four BC students presented their interviewees’ stories to Edwidge Danticat, the Haitian-American...
Rayan Itani

Rayan Itani

Rayan Itani grew up in a house bursting with different languages. Her mother is Lebanese and her father is Mexican. She grew up speaking Arabic, French, Spanish and English. It was a linguistic whirlwind.

Carlos

Carlos

Carlos, an undocumented immigrant, told a harrowing story to Israel Salas-Rodriguez about his life in Mexico, his trips across the border and his life in the shadows in New York City. But the voices you hear are not his…

Shanjida Choudhury

Shanjida Choudhury

Shanjida Choudhury is an American Muslim who, when she was young, had trouble accepting her religion and held a good deal of anger towards God. Now she works to build ties between Muslims and Jews.

Jeffrey Verna

Jeffrey Verna

Jeffrey Verna witnessed both the positive and negative sides to growing up in Brooklyn. “It was great, as far as my childhood, it was fun. I didn’t notice anything negative around me, but as you get older you notice all the negative things that were going on that we were so blinded by as kids.