Stories - Define American


Why do immigrants
make America great?

See every interview and story in our archive, and hear diverse perspectives from people all across the country.

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Share Your Story

We all come from somewhere. No matter if your family came here long ago or recently, whether you’re an undocumented American or an ally, we want to hear from you.

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What does it mean to be white in a demographically shifting country? MTV’s ‘White People’ is a groundbreaking documentary on race that aims to answer that question from the viewpoint of young white people living in America today.

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