Ramon Mejia Interview

dc.contributorKaki, Moureen
dc.creatorInstitute for Diversity & Civic Life
dc.creatorDepartment of Religious Studies
dc.date.accessioned2023-04-21T20:19:46Z
dc.date.available2023-04-21T20:19:46Z
dc.date.issued2022-11-02
dc.description.abstractThis interview is with Ramon Mejia, a veteran of the Marine Corps and anti-war organizer in Waxahachie, TX. Ramon describes his childhood in Oak Cliff, Dallas, leading up to his decision to join the Marines. He shares about his experience in the military, his deployment in Kuwait and Iraq, and being discharged for his health. He talks about his curiosity about Islam after deployment and his decision to convert. Ramon goes on to describe his work as an educator and organizer. He talks about how his intersecting identities influence the work he does, particularly in the post-9/11 United States.en_US
dc.description.catalogingnoteTranscript created with Otter.ai and edited by project assistant.
dc.description.departmentReligious Studiesen_US
dc.description.sponsorshipHenry Luce Foundationen_US
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/2152/118381
dc.identifier.urihttp://dx.doi.org/10.26153/tsw/45260
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.relation.ispartofReligions Texasen_US
dc.rightsAttribution-Non Commercial 3.0 United States
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial 3.0 United States*
dc.rights.restrictionOpenen_US
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/us/*
dc.subjectReligions Texasen_US
dc.subject9/11en_US
dc.subjectAbout Face: Veterans Against The Waren_US
dc.subjectCommunityen_US
dc.subjectConversionen_US
dc.subjectConvertsen_US
dc.subjectDisabilitiesen_US
dc.subjectEducationen_US
dc.subjectEducatorsen_US
dc.subjectGlobal politicsen_US
dc.subjectGrassroots Global Justice Allianceen_US
dc.subjectHealthen_US
dc.subjectIraqen_US
dc.subjectIslamen_US
dc.subjectIslamic Society of Greater Daytonen_US
dc.subjectIslamophobiaen_US
dc.subjectKuwaiten_US
dc.subjectMental healthen_US
dc.subjectMexican-Americansen_US
dc.subjectMuslimsen_US
dc.subjectOrganizersen_US
dc.subjectPalestineen_US
dc.subjectPalestinian solidarityen_US
dc.subjectRaceen_US
dc.subjectRacismen_US
dc.subjectTexasen_US
dc.subjectThe University of Texas at Austinen_US
dc.subjectTX - Dallasen_US
dc.subjectTX - Oak Cliffen_US
dc.subjectTX - Waxahachieen_US
dc.subjectUS Militaryen_US
dc.subjectUS politicsen_US
dc.subjectVeteransen_US
dc.subjectWaren_US
dc.titleRamon Mejia Interviewen_US
dc.typeAudio recordingen_US

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