About This Show
1stGens is a podcast about first-generation Americans and filling in the blanks beside the hyphen. Get to know co-hosts, Perrine and Skye, as they share their experiences as Liberian-Americans, while always correlating topics back to 1stGens from other countries. Being American isn't always so black and white.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 12: Uprooted | Pt. 1
7 days ago
In Episode 12, “Uprooted: Part I,” we begin Sam’s two-part story leading up to the Season 1 Finale. Listen to how he and his family escaped Liberia before the Civil War and their journey to America. Earlene DeShield (Perrine’s mom) and Selena Wilson (Skye’s mom) open this episode and share coming full circle from Liberia to America.
1stGens can’t make Season 2 without you! Perrine and Skye are going to Liberia! The team looks forward to telling stories of young people in Liberia and really hopes you can help achieve that. To contribute towards our flights, equipment and the full production of next season’s content, you can donate at www.gofundme.com/1stgens. ANY amount is appreciated.
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For extra content check out our website: www.1stgenspodcast.com
Full musical composition by Nick Stubblefield: www.nickstubblefield.com