Narrators

Remembering Knoo Know

December 14th, 2015|Categories: Burma, Exile & Displacement, Narrators, Political Oppression|

Knoo Know, Narrator, Nowhere to Be Home. Photo by Aung Myo Min We are posting this excerpt to honor the memory of Knoo Know, one of the narrators in Nowhere to Be Home: Narratives from Survivors of Burma’s Military Regime and a visionary human rights and LGBT rights activist from Burma. We [...]

Wrongful Conviction Day: Narrator Spotlight on Beverly Monroe of Surviving Justice

October 2nd, 2015|Categories: Criminal Justice, Narrators|Tags: , , , , , |

 Beverly Monroe is the epitome of southern gentility— gracious, warm, and impeccably mannered. With a degree in organic chemistry and three grown children, Beverly is difficult to picture as an inmate. And yet in 1992 she was wrongfully convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to twenty-two years in prison. Her story appeared in the very [...]

Honoring Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15th, 2015|Categories: Activism, Indigenous Rights, Labor Issues, Narrators|Tags: , , |

A Narrator Shares His Hopes for What Activism and the Arts Will Do for His Hometown of Tehuacán Martín was raised in a family of activists in Tehuacán, Mexico. He has spent over twenty years working as a human rights advocate in the Mexican state of Puebla, and he has defended labor rights for over [...]