In our latest installment of OHR Conversations, our recorded conversations with oral history practitioners and scholars, Yolanda Hester shares the process and outcomes of creating Community and Commerce: Oral Histories of African American Businesses in Los Angeles.
OHR Conversations, between Yolanda Hester and OHR co-editor Janneken Smucker, recorded May 7, 2020
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Yolanda Hester is a public historian, writer, and curator interested in highlighting little known histories, community engagement, and accessibility. Her background is in African American and American history, intersecting cultural studies and economic development. She has a graduate degree in African American Studies from UCLA.
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