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
Samuel Black tells his wife, Edda Fields-Black, about his father, who operated a boiler room.
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Samuel Black tells his wife, Edda Fields-Black, about his father, who operated a boiler room.
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Charlie Morris (L) remembers his brother's death in 1939, with his cousin Sylvester Lewis (R).
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Charlie Morris (L) remembers his brother's death in 1939, with his cousin Sylvester Lewis (R).
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Recorded in Memphis, Tennessee
A.P. Tureaud Jr. (R) tells his friend Steven Walkley (L) about becoming the first African-American... more.
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A.P. Tureaud Jr. (R) tells his friend Steven Walkley (L) about becoming the first African-American undergraduate at Louisiana State ...
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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.
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Dorothy Glinton tells her son, Sonari, about becoming a manager at Ford Motor Plant in Chicago.
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Recorded in Chicago, Illinois
Tyrese Graham remembers his first day as a teacher at John Marshall Metropolitan High School... more.
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Tyrese Graham remembers his first day as a teacher at John Marshall Metropolitan High School in Chicago, IL.
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Recorded in Chicago, Illinois
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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Mary Johnson speaks with Oshea Israel, who killed her son in 1993.
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Mary Johnson speaks with Oshea Israel, who killed her son in 1993.
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Recorded in Minneapolis, Minnesota
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
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
Warren Weems (R), who is a teacher's aide in his wife, Robin's, first-grade classroom, is... more.
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Warren Weems (R), who is a teacher's aide in his wife, Robin's, first-grade classroom, is interviewed by his son Jason (...
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Recorded in Baltimore, Maryland
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
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
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
John Klein remembers meeting the love of his life, Mary Ann Allen, with her daughter... more.
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John Klein remembers meeting the love of his life, Mary Ann Allen, with her daughter Bernice Flournoy.
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Recorded in Oakland, California
Omar Leech (R) tells his friend Lenear Pryor about life as a gang member.
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Omar Leech (R) tells his friend Lenear Pryor about life as a gang member.
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Recorded in Atlanta, Georgia
Lynn Weaver talks with his daughter, Kimberly, about his father, Ted Weaver, who worked as... more.
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Lynn Weaver talks with his daughter, Kimberly, about his father, Ted Weaver, who worked as a janitor and chauffeur in ...
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Recorded in Atlanta, Georgia
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
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
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