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
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
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
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
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
New Orleans police officer David Duplantier tells his wife, Melissa Eugene, about patrolling the Superdome... more.
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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
Earl Reynolds Jr. tells his daughter, Ashley, about meeting James Brown at his father's barbershop... more.
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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
James Ransom and Cherie Johnson remember their neighbor and Sunday school teacher.
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James Ransom and Cherie Johnson remember their neighbor and Sunday school teacher.
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Recorded in Sarasota, Florida
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
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
Anthony Wilson interviews his coworker Leo Smith.
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Anthony Wilson interviews his coworker Leo Smith.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Sharon Holley, a retired librarian, tells her husband, Kenneth, about preparing for her career at... more.
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Sharon Holley, a retired librarian, tells her husband, Kenneth, about preparing for her career at an early age. Holley operated ...
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Recorded in Buffalo, New York
John Hope Franklin, the late scholar of African American history, tells his son, John, about... more.
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John Hope Franklin, the late scholar of African American history, tells his son, John, about being a Boy Scout during ...
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Recorded in Tulsa, Oklahoma
Mildred Bond Roxborough, who has worked for the NAACP for more than 50 years, tells... more.
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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
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
Cactus Car Wash owner Frank Lynch (L) talks with his employee and friend, Antonio Douglas... more.
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Cactus Car Wash owner Frank Lynch (L) talks with his employee and friend, Antonio Douglas (R), about helping him get ...
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Recorded in Atlanta, Georgia
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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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
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
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