Peculiar Privilege and the Elegy by Ece ErdagÃ¶z of the Youth Media Project
Ece ErdagÃ¶z is from Turkey and studied at the United World College in Montezuma, New Mexico. While in the States, she got involved with the Youth Media Project, which works with different groups of youth in schools, advocacy programs, performance art groups, etc.
Being a member of two minority groups in Turkey, Ece has been surprised that she never faced any kind of discrimination at home. But when she came to another country to study, she started interviewing her fellow "third culture" peers and found different stories of how people feel about being an outsider.
In the player below is our latest episode with the crisp writing and confident, conversational delivery from Ece ErdagÃ¶z in her piece "Peculiar Privilege and the Elegy."
Both songs were found at the awesome Free Music Archive.
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