The first day I entered the facility, I was absolutely entranced by the amount of energy, art, and passion exuding from this one building. I read about the BLCI online and listened to the presentation in class, but they did not do justice to the actual work the folks put in. My first day was unorthodox due to the fact that I did not engage with the students as much. Instead, I reviewed and graded scholarship papers for the graduating seniors. What I did not expect was the gravity of the student’s stories. Their stories were incredibly inspiring as I sifted through each paper IRead More →

Follow these instructions to start using the Race and Oral History website. Getting access to the website 1. Signup for KNIT using your Active Directory credentials at *Trouble? Make sure you are using your Active Directory credential and not your PID. Your Active Directory credential is typically the first part of your UCSD email rather than your entire email address (i.e. and your email password.        2. Once logged in, go to the group page by click the button “request membership.”     3. Once I approve, you should be able to view the private site here: Posting on the website 1. Navigate to the website here: MakeRead More →