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
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
Reverend Eric Williams tells his co-worker Jannette Berkley-Patton about his first experience with AIDS.
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Reverend Eric Williams tells his co-worker Jannette Berkley-Patton about his first experience with AIDS.
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Recorded in Kansas City, Missouri
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
Wydenia Perry and Essie Gregory, who have visited over 125 countries together, talk about their... more.
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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
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
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
Reverend James Seawood remembers how African-American families were forced out of Sheridan, Arkansas, when the... more.
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Reverend James Seawood remembers how African-American families were forced out of Sheridan, Arkansas, when the schools attempted to integrate.
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Recorded in Staten Island, New York
Robert Holmes talks about his family being among the first to integrate a neighborhood in... more.
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Robert Holmes talks about his family being among the first to integrate a neighborhood in Edison, New Jersey.
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Recorded in Newark, New Jersey
Johnnie Tyson tells her niece Sandra Fleming about growing up obese.
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Johnnie Tyson tells her niece Sandra Fleming about growing up obese.
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Recorded in Little Rock, Arkansas
Phyllis Johnson tells her friend Danny Perasa about how she went from Police Department clerk... more.
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Phyllis Johnson tells her friend Danny Perasa about how she went from Police Department clerk to beat cop.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
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
Gwen Richards remembers her mother, Helen, who had Alzheimer's.
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Gwen Richards remembers her mother, Helen, who had Alzheimer's.
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Recorded in Prairie Village, Kansas
Sam Reed, a mortician and the caretaker of Atlanta's historic Oakland Cemetery, talks about how... more.
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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
Pepper and Ron Miller talk about what led to their divorce.
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Pepper and Ron Miller talk about what led to their divorce.
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Recorded in Chicago, Illinois
Roscoe Brown, Jr., telling his friend Javier Henriquez about being a Tuskegee Airman.
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Roscoe Brown, Jr., telling his friend Javier Henriquez about being a Tuskegee Airman.
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Retired Memphis sanitation worker Taylor Rogers and his wife, Bessie, remember Martin Luther King Jr.'s... more.
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Retired Memphis sanitation worker Taylor Rogers and his wife, Bessie, remember Martin Luther King Jr.'s final speech.
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Recorded in Memphis, Tennessee
Mary Morris remembers her husband, Thomas, one of two Washington D.C. postal workers who died... more.
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Mary Morris remembers her husband, Thomas, one of two Washington D.C. postal workers who died from exposure to anthrax ...
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Recorded in Beach Park, Illinois
Leon May, who fought as a Marine in World War II, tells his daughter... more.
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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
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