Oppression: Becoming Minnesotan

Story Title Narrator Community Tags
Seeing no improvement taking place in Tibet my parents decided to escape to India. Wangyal Ritzekura Tibetan Escape, Oppression, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
I never knew my country was going to be grabbed by the Chinese. Tenzin Chodon Tibetan Escape, Oppression, Coming to America, The Journey
Exile in Nepal. Yangchen Dolkar Tibetan Economics, Escape, Oppression, Work, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
They took my father. Henry Nelson Khmer Genocide, Oppression, War, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
Obey Anka, or die. Henry Nelson Khmer Genocide, Oppression, War, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
I know that I'm not dead yet. Henry Nelson Khmer Genocide, Oppression, War, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
I run toward Thailand - they catch me again. Henry Nelson Khmer Escape, Genocide, Oppression, War, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
A child in the work camps: Part 1. Monoram Hang Khmer Genocide, Oppression, War, Youth Experiences, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
A child in the work camps: Part 2. Monoram Hang Khmer Genocide, Oppression, War, Youth Experiences, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
Escape from the Khmer Rouge: Part 2. Thaly Chhour Khmer Escape, Genocide, Oppression, War, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
All of these things happened during the leadership of Ferdinand Marcos. Adelbert Batica Filipino Civic Engagement, Oppression, Politics, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
Experiences as a political detainee. Adelbert Batica Filipino Oppression, Politics, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
I had been praying for that day to come. Adelbert Batica Filipino Civic Engagement, Oppression, Politics, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
There was no school at all. Belen Andrada Filipino Education, Language, Oppression, War, Youth Experiences, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
The Japanese would spank you. Victorino Alojado Filipino Oppression, War, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
When I was young, I was thinking that I can go to America. Victorino Alojado Filipino Citizenship, Oppression, Politics, Coming to America, Push & Pull Factors
As soon as I was in possession of a passport I got out of the Philippines. Adelbert Batica Filipino Escape, Immigration Policy, Oppression, Politics, Coming to America, The Journey
Ninety percent of the Mayan people, the indigenous people, were poor people. Emiliano Chagil Latino Economics, Oppression, Class & Work, Life in the Old Country
I saw many friends, many colleagues disappear. Emiliano Chagil Latino Oppression, War, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
We were called communists. José H. Trejo Latino Economics, Oppression, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
The government started to kill people. Mario Duarte Latino Oppression, War, Work, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
It was a permanent state of fear. Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin Latino Oppression, War, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
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