Brito, Jerome 2012-08-28

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This interview features Jerome Brito as he discusses his life and background growing up in Lubbock Texas. In this interview, Jerome describes what it was like growing up and going to school in Lubbock. He then moves on to explain his previous business venture and his current business. Jerome also details the racism that he has seen and experienced from being a minority living in Lubbock.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Jerome "Jerry" Brito

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: August 28, 2012

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Daniel Sanchez

Length: 01:55:49


Introduction and background information; Going to Lubbock High School; Attending Texas Tech and finding work; Leaving his cellular business behind; His involvement with the community and his encounters with racism; Politics in education and immigration; Racism toward ethnic minorities and Latin Americans in America; The education community and how morals have changed

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital

Recording Format Notes: access copies available in reading room

Transcript: transcript available on dspace <>

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