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
Jim McFarland remembers traveling from New York City to the segregated south as a boy.
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Jim McFarland remembers traveling from New York City to the segregated south as a boy.
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Recorded in Atlanta, Georgia
William Haley (L) and his brother Glen remember their father, Joseph Howard Haley, founder of... more.
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William Haley (L) and his brother Glen remember their father, Joseph Howard Haley, founder of Jackie Robinson West Little League ...
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Recorded in Chicago, Illinois
New Orleans Pump Station workers Rufus Burkhalter and Bobby Brown remember the night Hurricane Katrina... more.
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New Orleans Pump Station workers Rufus Burkhalter and Bobby Brown remember the night Hurricane Katrina hit.
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Recorded in New Orleans, Louisiana
Colbert Williams (R) talks with Ralph Catania (L), his fifth grade math teacher who later... more.
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Colbert Williams (R) talks with Ralph Catania (L), his fifth grade math teacher who later became his legal guardian, about ...
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Recorded in Ann Arbor, Michigan
StoryCorps Facilitator Lillie Love talks to her friend and fellow Facilitator Anthony Knight about how... more.
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StoryCorps Facilitator Lillie Love talks to her friend and fellow Facilitator Anthony Knight about how her life has been different ...
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Recorded in Atlanta, Georgia
Reginald Mason remembers growing up in Harlem with his mother during the 1970s.
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Reginald Mason remembers growing up in Harlem with his mother during the 1970s.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Andrea McKnight and her husband, Jay, remember meeting as teenagers in the 1950s.
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Andrea McKnight and her husband, Jay, remember meeting as teenagers in the 1950s.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Mamie Todd (R) tells her daughter, Ann Todd Jealous (L), and grandson, Benjamin Todd Jealous,... more.
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Mamie Todd (R) tells her daughter, Ann Todd Jealous (L), and grandson, Benjamin Todd Jealous, about demanding supplies from the ...
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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
Ayodeji Ogunniyi remembers how the murder of his father led him to a new career.
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Ayodeji Ogunniyi remembers how the murder of his father led him to a new career.
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Recorded in Chicago, Illinois
Nathan Williams, 15, interviews his father, Colbert, 30, about being a single parent.
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Nathan Williams, 15, interviews his father, Colbert, 30, about being a single parent.
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Recorded in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Samuel Black tells his wife, Edda Fields-Black, about his father, who operated a boiler room.
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Samuel Black tells his wife, Edda Fields-Black, about his father, who operated a boiler room.
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91-year-old Ruth Ballard (L) tells her minister, Ramonia Lee, about moving to Tuskegee, Alabama during... more.
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91-year-old Ruth Ballard (L) tells her minister, Ramonia Lee, about moving to Tuskegee, Alabama during World War II.
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Recorded in Silver Spring, Maryland
Darryl Downes remembers discovering his talent while serving time in Sing Sing Prison.
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Darryl Downes remembers discovering his talent while serving time in Sing Sing Prison.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Clayton Sherrod looks back to 1964, when at 19 years old he became executive chef... more.
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Clayton Sherrod looks back to 1964, when at 19 years old he became executive chef at an all-white country club in Birmingham, ...
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Recorded in Birmingham, Alabama
100-year-old Arthur Winston tells his great-grandnephew, Eric Givens, about working for 72 years.
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100-year-old Arthur Winston tells his great-grandnephew, Eric Givens, about working for 72 years.
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Recorded in Los Angeles, California
Mary Johnson speaks with Oshea Israel, who killed her son in 1993.
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Mary Johnson speaks with Oshea Israel, who killed her son in 1993.
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Recorded in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Yvonne Logan Jones (L) and her sister Ola Mae Logan Allen remember their parents, who... more.
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Yvonne Logan Jones (L) and her sister Ola Mae Logan Allen remember their parents, who migrated north in the 1940s.
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Recorded in Detroit, Michigan