Retired Memphis sanitation worker Taylor Rogers and his wife, Bessie, remember Martin Luther King Jr.'s... more.
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
Earl Reynolds Jr. tells his daughter, Ashley, about meeting James Brown at his father's barbershop... more.
Earl Reynolds Jr. tells his daughter, Ashley, about meeting James Brown at his father's barbershop in Roanoke, Virginia.
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Recorded in Roanoke, Virginia
Judith Wilson tells her husband, Donald Kaufman, about a conversation that changed her life.
Judith Wilson tells her husband, Donald Kaufman, about a conversation that changed her life.
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Recorded in Oakland, California
Antoinette Franklin (R) and her niece, Iriel Franklin, talk about relocating to Houston after Hurricane... more.
Antoinette Franklin (R) and her niece, Iriel Franklin, talk about relocating to Houston after Hurricane Katrina.
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Recorded in Houston, Texas
Mamie Todd (R) tells her daughter, Ann Todd Jealous (L), and grandson, Benjamin Todd Jealous,... more.
Mamie Todd (R) tells her daughter, Ann Todd Jealous (L), and grandson, Benjamin Todd Jealous, about demanding supplies from the ...
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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
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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Elmore Nickelberry and Taylor Rogers remember why they went on strike as Memphis sanitation workers... more.
Elmore Nickelberry and Taylor Rogers remember why they went on strike as Memphis sanitation workers in 1968.
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Recorded in Memphis, Tennessee
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
Clayton Hall Jr. tells his daughter, Breana, about his first day as a cadet at... more.
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
Zenobbie Clark (L) and her sister, Diana Carter (R), remember their brother, Samuel "Bubba" Hammond... more.
Zenobbie Clark (L) and her sister, Diana Carter (R), remember their brother, Samuel "Bubba" Hammond Jr., who was shot in ...
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Recorded in Plantation, Florida
Donald Taylor tells his son Cheo about falling in love with Cheo's mother, Doris.
Donald Taylor tells his son Cheo about falling in love with Cheo's mother, Doris.
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Recorded in Oakland, California
10-year-old Rahsheed McKenstry interviews his mother, Rhonetta.
10-year-old Rahsheed McKenstry interviews his mother, Rhonetta.
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Recorded in Memphis, Tennessee
StoryCorps Facilitator Lillie Love talks to her friend and fellow Facilitator Anthony Knight about how... more.
StoryCorps Facilitator Lillie Love talks to her friend and fellow Facilitator Anthony Knight about how her life has been different ...
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Recorded in Atlanta, Georgia
Wil Smith tells his daughter, Olivia, about being a single dad in college.
Wil Smith tells his daughter, Olivia, about being a single dad in college.
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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
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
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
Andrea McKnight and her husband, Jay, remember meeting as teenagers in the 1950s.
Andrea McKnight and her husband, Jay, remember meeting as teenagers in the 1950s.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Yvonne Logan Jones (L) and her sister Ola Mae Logan Allen remember their parents, who... more.
Yvonne Logan Jones (L) and her sister Ola Mae Logan Allen remember their parents, who migrated north in the 1940s.
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Recorded in Detroit, Michigan