Mweupe Mfalme Nguni remembers his first day at an integrated elementary school in 1965.
Mweupe Mfalme Nguni remembers his first day at an integrated elementary school in 1965.
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Recorded in Oakland, California
Larry Young (L) tells his friend Clyde Cleveland about trying to register for college in... more.
Larry Young (L) tells his friend Clyde Cleveland about trying to register for college in the early 1940s.
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Recorded in Detroit, Michigan
Celedonia "Cal" Jones (L) tells his friend Robert Harris about moving to a new block... more.
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
Jerry Johnson interviews his mother, Carrie Conley, about raising six children as a single mother.
Jerry Johnson interviews his mother, Carrie Conley, about raising six children as a single mother.
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Recorded in Detroit, Michigan
John W. Taylor, Jr. talks about how New Orleans has changed since Hurricane Katrina.
John W. Taylor, Jr. talks about how New Orleans has changed since Hurricane Katrina.
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Recorded in New Orleans, Louisiana
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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Gwen Richards remembers her mother, Helen, who had Alzheimer's.
Gwen Richards remembers her mother, Helen, who had Alzheimer's.
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Recorded in Prairie Village, Kansas
Ezra Awumey to his grandfather, Sam Harmon.
Ezra Awumey to his grandfather, Sam Harmon.
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New Orleans Pump Station workers Rufus Burkhalter and Bobby Brown remember the night Hurricane Katrina... more.
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
Tyondra Newton to her youth counselor, Sally Nixon.
Tyondra Newton to her youth counselor, Sally Nixon.
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Recorded in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Carl McNair remembers his brother, Ronald McNair, who was one of the astronauts killed aboard... more.
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
New York City Subway Conductor Paquita Williams talks to one of her passengers, Laura Lane,... more.
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
Bernard Holyfield (R) tells his friend Charles Barlow (L) about a painful memory from his... more.
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
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
Claudette Colvin remembers her childhood in Alabama.
Claudette Colvin remembers her childhood in Alabama.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Darryl Downes remembers discovering his talent while serving time in Sing Sing Prison.
Darryl Downes remembers discovering his talent while serving time in Sing Sing Prison.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Mildred Bond Roxborough, who has worked for the NAACP for more than 50 years, tells... more.
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
Iraq War veteran Richard Bennett (R) talks with Craig Williams (L) about how they became... more.
Iraq War veteran Richard Bennett (R) talks with Craig Williams (L) about how they became unlikely business partners.
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Mary Ellen Noone remembers a story from her great-grandmother.
Mary Ellen Noone remembers a story from her great-grandmother.
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Recorded in Montgomery, Alabama