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
Jerome Smith tells his friend Carol Bebelle about an incident from his childhood.
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Jerome Smith tells his friend Carol Bebelle about an incident from his childhood.
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Recorded in New Orleans, Louisiana
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
George Hill remembers being homeless. Hill has been off the streets for 10 years.
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George Hill remembers being homeless. Hill has been off the streets for 10 years.
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Ricardo Pitts-Wiley tells his son Jonathan about a year that shaped his life.
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Ricardo Pitts-Wiley tells his son Jonathan about a year that shaped his life.
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Master quilter Geraldine Nash (R) talks to her former math teacher, Gustina Atlas, who... more.
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Master quilter Geraldine Nash (R) talks to her former math teacher, Gustina Atlas, who is now her quilting student, about ...
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Bryan Echols (R) and his father, Lindberg (L), talk about how their relationship has changed... more.
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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
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
Rebia Mixon-Clay remembers her late husband, Frank Mixon.
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Rebia Mixon-Clay remembers her late husband, Frank Mixon.
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Recorded in Chicago, Illinois
Patricia Adams tells her friend Louisa Stephens about traveling in the South during segregation.
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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
Jerry Johnson interviews his mother, Carrie Conley, about raising six children as a single mother.
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Jerry Johnson interviews his mother, Carrie Conley, about raising six children as a single mother.
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Recorded in Detroit, Michigan
Homeless New Yorker Larry Chamberlain tells his friend Tobias about his many names.
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Homeless New Yorker Larry Chamberlain tells his friend Tobias about his many names.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Clayton Hall Jr. tells his daughter, Breana, about his first day as a cadet at... more.
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Clayton Hall Jr. tells his daughter, Breana, about his first day as a cadet at the Virginia Military Institute.
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Recorded in Richmond, Virginia
Peggy Edwards to her granddaughter, Cinema Wood.
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Peggy Edwards to her granddaughter, Cinema Wood.
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Otis Wade remembers Mandred Henry, in an interview with Mandred's granddaughter, Beatrice Perron.
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Otis Wade remembers Mandred Henry, in an interview with Mandred's granddaughter, Beatrice Perron.
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10-year-old Rahsheed McKenstry interviews his mother, Rhonetta.
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10-year-old Rahsheed McKenstry interviews his mother, Rhonetta.
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Recorded in Memphis, Tennessee
John W. Taylor, Jr. talks about how New Orleans has changed since Hurricane Katrina.
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John W. Taylor, Jr. talks about how New Orleans has changed since Hurricane Katrina.
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Recorded in New Orleans, Louisiana
LeKeisha Williams (L) interviews her best friend, Tia Williams.
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LeKeisha Williams (L) interviews her best friend, Tia Williams.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Mweupe Mfalme Nguni remembers his first day at an integrated elementary school in 1965.
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Mweupe Mfalme Nguni remembers his first day at an integrated elementary school in 1965.
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Recorded in Oakland, California
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