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
Celedonia "Cal" Jones (L) tells his friend Robert Harris about moving to a new block... more.
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Celedonia "Cal" Jones (L) tells his friend Robert Harris about moving to a new block in Harlem during the Depression.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Herman Blake and his brother Sidney remember their childhood during the 1940s.
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Herman Blake and his brother Sidney remember their childhood during the 1940s.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Elmore Nickelberry and Taylor Rogers remember why they went on strike as Memphis sanitation workers... more.
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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
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
Zenobbie Clark (L) and her sister, Diana Carter (R), remember their brother, Samuel "Bubba" Hammond... more.
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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
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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James Hanover Thompson (L) tells his brother Dwight (R) about his involvement in the "Kissing... more.
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James Hanover Thompson (L) tells his brother Dwight (R) about his involvement in the "Kissing Case" of 1958.
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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
Mary Ellen Noone remembers a story from her great-grandmother.
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Mary Ellen Noone remembers a story from her great-grandmother.
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Recorded in Montgomery, Alabama
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
Rowena Gore-Simmons speaks with her daughter, Kenya Gore, about the year Rowena spent in prison.
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Rowena Gore-Simmons speaks with her daughter, Kenya Gore, about the year Rowena spent in prison.
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Recorded in Baltimore, Maryland
Today, StoryCorps remembers Wil Smith, who recorded a conversation with his daughter, Olivia, about being... more.
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Today, StoryCorps remembers Wil Smith, who recorded a conversation with his daughter, Olivia, about being a single dad in college. ...
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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
Yelitza Castro talks with her friend Willie Davis about serving meals to the homeless community... more.
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Yelitza Castro talks with her friend Willie Davis about serving meals to the homeless community in Charlotte, North Carolina for ...
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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
New Orleans Pump Station workers Rufus Burkhalter and Bobby Brown remember the night Hurricane Katrina... more.
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New Orleans Pump Station workers Rufus Burkhalter and Bobby Brown remember the night Hurricane Katrina hit.
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Recorded in New Orleans, Louisiana
Harold Slappy tells his friend Monica about visiting Harlem's Savoy Ballroom as a youth.
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Harold Slappy tells his friend Monica about visiting Harlem's Savoy Ballroom as a youth.
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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
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