Joe Hunter, who was Ray Charles' road manager, and his wife, Trudy, a back-up singer,... more.
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Joe Hunter, who was Ray Charles' road manager, and his wife, Trudy, a back-up singer, remember falling in love.
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Recorded in Memphis, Tennessee
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
Nzingha Masani tells her friend, Noah Hairston, about receiving her name at an African naming... more.
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Nzingha Masani tells her friend, Noah Hairston, about receiving her name at an African naming ceremony.
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Recorded in Detroit, Michigan
Bernard Holyfield (R) tells his friend Charles Barlow (L) about a painful memory from his... more.
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Bernard Holyfield (R) tells his friend Charles Barlow (L) about a painful memory from his childhood in the 1960s.
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Recorded in Atlanta, Georgia
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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Karen Slade, Eric "Rico" Reed, and Arthur "Sonny" Williams of radio station KJLH remember the... more.
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Karen Slade, Eric "Rico" Reed, and Arthur "Sonny" Williams of radio station KJLH remember the 1992 Los Angeles Riots.
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Recorded in Los Angeles, California
William Anthony Cobb tells his mother, Mary, about the influence she had on him. William... more.
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William Anthony Cobb tells his mother, Mary, about the influence she had on him. William Anthony also talks with his ...
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Recorded in New York City, New York
John W. Taylor, Jr. talks about how New Orleans has changed since Hurricane Katrina.
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John W. Taylor, Jr. talks about how New Orleans has changed since Hurricane Katrina.
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Recorded in New Orleans, Louisiana
Showaye Selassie (L) tells her friend Susan Greenfield (R) about an early memory of her... more.
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Showaye Selassie (L) tells her friend Susan Greenfield (R) about an early memory of her mother.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
New York City Subway Conductor Paquita Williams talks to one of her passengers, Laura Lane,... more.
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New York City Subway Conductor Paquita Williams talks to one of her passengers, Laura Lane, about her job.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
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
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
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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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
Ella Owens (L) tells her daughter, Lynn Reed, about participating in a march during the... more.
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Ella Owens (L) tells her daughter, Lynn Reed, about participating in a march during the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers' Strike.
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Recorded in Memphis, Tennessee
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
Johnnie Tyson tells her niece Sandra Fleming about growing up obese.
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Johnnie Tyson tells her niece Sandra Fleming about growing up obese.
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Recorded in Little Rock, Arkansas
Peggy Edwards to her granddaughter, Cinema Wood.
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Peggy Edwards to her granddaughter, Cinema Wood.
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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
Judith Wilson tells her husband, Donald Kaufman, about a conversation that changed her life.
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Judith Wilson tells her husband, Donald Kaufman, about a conversation that changed her life.
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Recorded in Oakland, California