"He was so busy that he would schedule surgeries for three and four in the morning."

Linda Kenney (R) Miller and her sister Diane Kenney (L) remember their grandfather, Dr. John A. Kenney, who founded the first hospital for African Americans in Newark, NJ.
Recorded in Alabama, Montgomery
Linda Kenney (R) Miller and her sister Diane Kenney (L) remember their grandfather, Dr. John A. Kenney, who founded the ...
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Recorded in Montgomery, Alabama
Produced by
Jasmyn Belcher

Facilitated by
Marquita James

Themes
Angels & Mentors
Griot
Struggle

"She said, 'You know, there was a time we couldn't wear no fingernail polish...'"

Mary Ellen Noone remembers a story from her great-grandmother.
Recorded in Alabama, Montgomery
Mary Ellen Noone remembers a story from her great-grandmother.
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Recorded in Montgomery, Alabama
Produced by
Michael Garofalo, Vanara Taing

Facilitated by
John White

Themes
Griot
Struggle
Witness