Gwen Moten remembers her childhood best friend, Denise McNair, who was killed in the 1963... more.
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Gwen Moten remembers her childhood best friend, Denise McNair, who was killed in the 1963 16th Street Church bombing in Birmingham, ...
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Recorded in Newark, New Jersey
Dekalb Walcott III talks to his dad, retired Chicago Fire Chief Dekalb Walcott Jr., about... more.
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Dekalb Walcott III talks to his dad, retired Chicago Fire Chief Dekalb Walcott Jr., about following in his line of ...
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Recorded in Chicago, Illinois
Nzingha Masani tells her friend, Noah Hairston, about receiving her name at an African naming... more.
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Nzingha Masani tells her friend, Noah Hairston, about receiving her name at an African naming ceremony.
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Recorded in Detroit, Michigan
Larry Young (L) tells his friend Clyde Cleveland about trying to register for college in... more.
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Larry Young (L) tells his friend Clyde Cleveland about trying to register for college in the early 1940s.
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Recorded in Detroit, Michigan
Claudette Colvin remembers her childhood in Alabama.
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Claudette Colvin remembers her childhood in Alabama.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
A.P. Tureaud Jr. (R) tells his friend Steven Walkley (L) about becoming the first African-American... more.
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A.P. Tureaud Jr. (R) tells his friend Steven Walkley (L) about becoming the first African-American undergraduate at Louisiana State ...
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Celedonia "Cal" Jones (L) tells his friend Robert Harris about moving to a new block... more.
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Celedonia "Cal" Jones (L) tells his friend Robert Harris about moving to a new block in Harlem during the Depression.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Judge Olly Neal tells his daughter, Karama, how he discovered African American author Frank Yerby... more.
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Judge Olly Neal tells his daughter, Karama, how he discovered African American author Frank Yerby while cutting class and hiding ...
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Recorded in Little Rock, Arkansas
Kathy Dean Evans remembers the night Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated.
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Kathy Dean Evans remembers the night Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated.
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Recorded in Memphis, Tennessee
John Klein remembers meeting the love of his life, Mary Ann Allen, with her daughter... more.
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John Klein remembers meeting the love of his life, Mary Ann Allen, with her daughter Bernice Flournoy.
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Recorded in Oakland, California
Herman Blake and his brother Sidney remember their childhood during the 1940s.
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Herman Blake and his brother Sidney remember their childhood during the 1940s.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Theresa Burroughs tells her daughter Toni Love about registering to vote.
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Theresa Burroughs tells her daughter Toni Love about registering to vote.
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Recorded in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
John Hunter talks with two former students about what they learned playing the World Peace... more.
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John Hunter talks with two former students about what they learned playing the World Peace Game, which he created.
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Harold Slappy tells his friend Monica about visiting Harlem's Savoy Ballroom as a youth.
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Harold Slappy tells his friend Monica about visiting Harlem's Savoy Ballroom as a youth.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Today, StoryCorps remembers Wil Smith, who recorded a conversation with his daughter, Olivia, about being... more.
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Today, StoryCorps remembers Wil Smith, who recorded a conversation with his daughter, Olivia, about being a single dad in college. ...
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Antoinette Franklin (R) and her niece, Iriel Franklin, talk about relocating to Houston after Hurricane... more.
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Antoinette Franklin (R) and her niece, Iriel Franklin, talk about relocating to Houston after Hurricane Katrina.
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Recorded in Houston, Texas
Hasiyna Price, right, tells her cousin Danette Banks about being a teenager with scoliosis.
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Hasiyna Price, right, tells her cousin Danette Banks about being a teenager with scoliosis.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Veteran Grand Central Terminal ticket clerk Mike DeMeo to his colleague Clarice Brewer.
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Veteran Grand Central Terminal ticket clerk Mike DeMeo to his colleague Clarice Brewer.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Charlie Morris (L) remembers his brother's death in 1939, with his cousin Sylvester Lewis (R).
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Charlie Morris (L) remembers his brother's death in 1939, with his cousin Sylvester Lewis (R).
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Recorded in Memphis, Tennessee
Clayton Hall Jr. tells his daughter, Breana, about his first day as a cadet at... more.
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Clayton Hall Jr. tells his daughter, Breana, about his first day as a cadet at the Virginia Military Institute.
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Recorded in Richmond, Virginia