Sophia Agag, 2014 March 18
Sophia Agag was born to an Italian American mother and an Algerian American father and raised in the Astoria neighborhood of Queens. Agag majored in mass communication at LaGuardia Community College in Queens, New York. She also served as a volunteer with the Arab American Association of New York, an organization dedicated to helping Arab American children develop English literacy skills.
Scope and Contents
In the interview, Agag discusses her childhood in the Astoria neighborhood of Queens; parents' courtship and marriage; father's Berber heritage; career aspirations; international travel experiences; work with the Arab American Association of New York; and impressions of ethnic and cultural diversity in Astoria. Interview conducted by Amna Ahmad.
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