Ayodeji Ogunniyi remembers how the murder of his father led him to a new career.
Ayodeji Ogunniyi remembers how the murder of his father led him to a new career.
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Recorded in Chicago, Illinois
72-year-old Ellaraino (R) tells her friend Baki AnNur (L) about meeting her great-grandmother for the... more.
72-year-old Ellaraino (R) tells her friend Baki AnNur (L) about meeting her great-grandmother for the first time.
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Recorded in Los Angeles, California
Peggy Edwards to her granddaughter, Cinema Wood.
Peggy Edwards to her granddaughter, Cinema Wood.
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Mary Ellen Noone remembers a story from her great-grandmother.
Mary Ellen Noone remembers a story from her great-grandmother.
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Recorded in Montgomery, Alabama
Patricia Adams tells her friend Louisa Stephens about traveling in the South during segregation.
Patricia Adams tells her friend Louisa Stephens about traveling in the South during segregation.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
James Hanover Thompson (L) tells his brother Dwight (R) about his involvement in the "Kissing... more.
James Hanover Thompson (L) tells his brother Dwight (R) about his involvement in the "Kissing Case" of 1958.
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Sam Reed, a mortician and the caretaker of Atlanta's historic Oakland Cemetery, talks about how... more.
Sam Reed, a mortician and the caretaker of Atlanta's historic Oakland Cemetery, talks about how his interest in the funeral ...
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Recorded in Atlanta, Georgia
Homeless New Yorker Larry Chamberlain tells his friend Tobias about his many names.
Homeless New Yorker Larry Chamberlain tells his friend Tobias about his many names.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Dorothy Glinton tells her son, Sonari, about becoming a manager at Ford Motor Plant in... more.
Dorothy Glinton tells her son, Sonari, about becoming a manager at Ford Motor Plant in Chicago.
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Recorded in Chicago, Illinois
Celedonia "Cal" Jones (L) tells his friend Robert Harris about moving to a new block... more.
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
Leon May, who fought as a Marine in World War II, tells his daughter... more.
Leon May, who fought as a Marine in World War II, tells his daughter about leaving for basic training.
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Recorded in Detroit, Michigan
Clayton Sherrod looks back to 1964, when at 19 years old he became executive chef... more.
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
91-year-old Ruth Ballard (L) tells her minister, Ramonia Lee, about moving to Tuskegee, Alabama during... more.
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
Queen Jackson (R) tells her case manager, Debra MacKillop (L), how she became homeless.
Queen Jackson (R) tells her case manager, Debra MacKillop (L), how she became homeless.
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Recorded in Denver, Colorado
Darryl Downes remembers discovering his talent while serving time in Sing Sing Prison.
Darryl Downes remembers discovering his talent while serving time in Sing Sing Prison.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Claudette Colvin remembers her childhood in Alabama.
Claudette Colvin remembers her childhood in Alabama.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
William Haley (L) and his brother Glen remember their father, Joseph Howard Haley, founder of... more.
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
Mildred Bond Roxborough, who has worked for the NAACP for more than 50 years, tells... more.
Mildred Bond Roxborough, who has worked for the NAACP for more than 50 years, tells her colleague Maxim Thorne about an ...
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Recorded in New York City, New York
100-year-old Arthur Winston tells his great-grandnephew, Eric Givens, about working for 72 years.
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