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“I remember being in court every day…”

Sylvia Mendez (L), 73, talks to her sister Sandra Mendez Duran (R), 59, about Mendez v. Westminster, their family’s 1945 lawsuit that won Mexican-American children the right to attend white schools.

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Recorded in Walnut, CA.

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“He really talked that night.”

Retired Memphis sanitation worker Taylor Rogers and his wife, Bessie, remember Martin Luther King Jr.’s final speech.

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Recorded in Memphis, TN.

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“There was this hole that I had all of my life.”

MJ Seide talks to her granddaughter Genna Alperin about falling in love with her partner, Genna’s biological grandmother.

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Recorded in Norfolk, VA


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