Decade911 is a participatory documentary — it stitches your voices together into a story. For the past few months, we’ve been asking anybody with an opinion, “What do you think about this decade of global war and geo-political upheaval?”
During this project, some of the most compelling voices were coming from the generation that came of age after 9/11.
Mary Shipman farms three-acres with her husband in Woodside, Calif. Mary’s life choices hinge on 9/11. The attack illuminated how vulnerable life can be and how crucial it is for people to do what they love. And so, a few years ago Mary and her husband Brian quit their well-paying but unsatisfying day jobs to pursue their passion: growing food.
These videos originally appeared on The Bay Citizen’s series “Generation 9/11.”
Alex says that it seems police can call anything — from tagging walls to fighting — terrorism.
John Doe — who has requested anonymity — got arrested for making a “terroristic threat” in the third grade.
This Alex Molina video was originally produced for The Bay Citizen.
Journalist Sahar Habib Ghazi started Hosh Media with a fellowship from Stanford’s Knight Foundation.
Contributor Jackson Musker gives us two opposing views from his family - his father and grandmother. Musker says: “Watching the videos is a little like dinner table conversations at our house sometimes…”
Lockdown High author Annette Fuentes talks about schools putting codes on the books called “terroristic threat.” And, coincidentally, her husband Paul tell us about how, in the 8th grade, his kid got arrested for exactly that — making a”terroristic threat.”