Reverend George Turks, Jr. remembers witnessing the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers' Strike as a teenager.... more.
Reverend George Turks, Jr. remembers witnessing the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers' Strike as a teenager. Click here to see a photo ...
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Recorded in Memphis, Tennessee
George Hill remembers being homeless. Hill has been off the streets for 10 years.
George Hill remembers being homeless. Hill has been off the streets for 10 years.
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Samuel Black tells his wife, Edda Fields-Black, about his father, who operated a boiler room.
Samuel Black tells his wife, Edda Fields-Black, about his father, who operated a boiler room.
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Mweupe Mfalme Nguni remembers his first day at an integrated elementary school in 1965.
Mweupe Mfalme Nguni remembers his first day at an integrated elementary school in 1965.
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Recorded in Oakland, California
Bryan Echols (R) and his father, Lindberg (L), talk about how their relationship has changed... more.
Bryan Echols (R) and his father, Lindberg (L), talk about how their relationship has changed over time.
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Recorded in Chicago, Illinois
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
New Orleans police officer David Duplantier tells his wife, Melissa Eugene, about patrolling the Superdome... more.
New Orleans police officer David Duplantier tells his wife, Melissa Eugene, about patrolling the Superdome during Hurricane Katrina.
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Recorded in New Orleans, Louisiana
Reginald Mason remembers growing up in Harlem with his mother during the 1970s.
Reginald Mason remembers growing up in Harlem with his mother during the 1970s.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Larry Young (L) tells his friend Clyde Cleveland about trying to register for college in... more.
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
Wydenia Perry and Essie Gregory, who have visited over 125 countries together, talk about their... more.
Wydenia Perry and Essie Gregory, who have visited over 125 countries together, talk about their travels.
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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.
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
New York City Subway Conductor Paquita Williams talks to one of her passengers, Laura Lane,... more.
New York City Subway Conductor Paquita Williams talks to one of her passengers, Laura Lane, about her job.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
John Hunter talks with two former students about what they learned playing the World Peace... more.
John Hunter talks with two former students about what they learned playing the World Peace Game, which he created.
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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
Rowena Gore-Simmons speaks with her daughter, Kenya Gore, about the year Rowena spent in prison.
Rowena Gore-Simmons speaks with her daughter, Kenya Gore, about the year Rowena spent in prison.
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Recorded in Baltimore, Maryland
South Carolina Congressman James Clyburn talks with his granddaughter Sydney Reed about his career in... more.
South Carolina Congressman James Clyburn talks with his granddaughter Sydney Reed about his career in politics.
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Carl McNair remembers his brother, Ronald McNair, who was one of the astronauts killed aboard... more.
Carl McNair remembers his brother, Ronald McNair, who was one of the astronauts killed aboard the space shuttle Challenger on ...
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Recorded in Atlanta, Georgia
David Wilson, a plaintiff in the 2004 court decision legalizing same-sex marriage in Massachusetts, remembers... more.
David Wilson, a plaintiff in the 2004 court decision legalizing same-sex marriage in Massachusetts, remembers the death of his first partner.
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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