Elmore Nickelberry and Taylor Rogers remember why they went on strike as Memphis sanitation workers... more.
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Elmore Nickelberry and Taylor Rogers remember why they went on strike as Memphis sanitation workers in 1968.
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Recorded in Memphis, Tennessee
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
Twenty-three-year-old Tierra Jackson talks to John Horan, the president of her high school, about what... more.
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Twenty-three-year-old Tierra Jackson talks to John Horan, the president of her high school, about what her life was like when ...
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Recorded in Chicago, Illinois
Two teenage sisters, whose names are withheld to respect their privacy, remember confiding in each... more.
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Two teenage sisters, whose names are withheld to respect their privacy, remember confiding in each other about being sexually abused ...
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Recorded in Denver, Colorado
Peter Obetz (L) talks to his best friend, Jeff Jarrett (R), about being diagnosed with... more.
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Peter Obetz (L) talks to his best friend, Jeff Jarrett (R), about being diagnosed with stage 4 cancer.
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Recorded in Kansas City, Missouri
Erin Ryan remembers her father, Congressman Leo Ryan, who was assassinated in 1978 while on... more.
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Erin Ryan remembers her father, Congressman Leo Ryan, who was assassinated in 1978 while on a fact-finding mission to Jonestown, Guyana.
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Recorded in , District of Columbia
Herb Kneeland (L) tells his son Martavius Jones about being a disc jockey at WDIA... more.
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Herb Kneeland (L) tells his son Martavius Jones about being a disc jockey at WDIA in Memphis on April 4, 1968.
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Recorded in Memphis, Tennessee
Queen Jackson (R) tells her case manager, Debra MacKillop (L), how she became homeless.
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Queen Jackson (R) tells her case manager, Debra MacKillop (L), how she became homeless.
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Recorded in Denver, Colorado
Mary Ellen Noone remembers a story from her great-grandmother.
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Mary Ellen Noone remembers a story from her great-grandmother.
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Recorded in Montgomery, Alabama
Lillian Howell, 89, tells her son Thomas about moving from Ohio to Virginia during the... more.
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Lillian Howell, 89, tells her son Thomas about moving from Ohio to Virginia during the Great Depression.
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Recorded in Roanoke, Virginia
Kenneth Honeycutt tells his wife Gaye about witnessing the New London School Explosion of 1937.
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Kenneth Honeycutt tells his wife Gaye about witnessing the New London School Explosion of 1937.
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Recorded in Knoxville, Tennessee
Edwin Lanier Jr., who is homeless, to his friend David Wright.
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Edwin Lanier Jr., who is homeless, to his friend David Wright.
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Recorded in Durham, North Carolina
Barbara Esrig remembers the car accident that nearly took her life.
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Barbara Esrig remembers the car accident that nearly took her life.
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Recorded in Gainesville, Florida
Sylvia Mendez (L), 73, talks to her sister Sandra Mendez Duran (R), 59, about Mendez... more.
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Sylvia Mendez (L), 73, talks to her sister Sandra Mendez Duran (R), 59, about Mendez v. Westminster, their family's 1945 lawsuit that won ...
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Recorded in Walnut, California
94-year-old Mary Van Beke tells her son, Charles, about growing up in the 1920s.
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94-year-old Mary Van Beke tells her son, Charles, about growing up in the 1920s.
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Recorded in Knoxville, Tennessee
Carlos Rocha, an inmate at Danville Correctional Center in Illinois, talks about a murder he... more.
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Carlos Rocha, an inmate at Danville Correctional Center in Illinois, talks about a murder he committed in 1998.
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Recorded in Danville, Illinois
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
Ezra Awumey to his grandfather, Sam Harmon.
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Ezra Awumey to his grandfather, Sam Harmon.
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Dee Dickson remembers trying to get a job as a shipyard electrician in the 1970s.
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Dee Dickson remembers trying to get a job as a shipyard electrician in the 1970s.
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Recorded in Biloxi, Mississippi
Gladys and Carolina de la Torre remember their older sister Azucena who was killed in... more.
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Gladys and Carolina de la Torre remember their older sister Azucena who was killed in the World Trade Center on ...
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Recorded in Orlando, Florida