Darryl Downes remembers discovering his talent while serving time in Sing Sing Prison.
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Darryl Downes remembers discovering his talent while serving time in Sing Sing Prison.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
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
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
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
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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Wydenia Perry and Essie Gregory, who have visited over 125 countries together, talk about their... more.
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Wydenia Perry and Essie Gregory, who have visited over 125 countries together, talk about their travels.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
South Carolina Congressman James Clyburn talks with his granddaughter Sydney Reed about his career in... more.
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South Carolina Congressman James Clyburn talks with his granddaughter Sydney Reed about his career in politics.
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Robert Holmes talks about his family being among the first to integrate a neighborhood in... more.
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Robert Holmes talks about his family being among the first to integrate a neighborhood in Edison, New Jersey.
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Recorded in Newark, New Jersey
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
John Hunter talks with two former students about what they learned playing the World Peace... more.
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John Hunter talks with two former students about what they learned playing the World Peace Game, which he created.
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Joe Buford tells his literacy tutor, Michelle Miller, about what it was like not knowing... more.
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Joe Buford tells his literacy tutor, Michelle Miller, about what it was like not knowing how to read.
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Recorded in Nashville, Tennessee
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
Carl McNair remembers his brother, Ronald McNair, who was one of the astronauts killed aboard... more.
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Carl McNair remembers his brother, Ronald McNair, who was one of the astronauts killed aboard the space shuttle Challenger on ...
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Recorded in Atlanta, Georgia
72-year-old Ellaraino (R) tells her friend Baki AnNur (L) about meeting her great-grandmother for the... more.
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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
Gregory and Lloyd Porter remember their mother.
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Gregory and Lloyd Porter remember their mother.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
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
Claudette Colvin remembers her childhood in Alabama.
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Claudette Colvin remembers her childhood in Alabama.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
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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Ayodeji Ogunniyi remembers how the murder of his father led him to a new career.
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Ayodeji Ogunniyi remembers how the murder of his father led him to a new career.
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Recorded in Chicago, Illinois
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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