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
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
John Klein remembers meeting the love of his life, Mary Ann Allen, with her daughter... more.
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John Klein remembers meeting the love of his life, Mary Ann Allen, with her daughter Bernice Flournoy.
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Recorded in Oakland, California
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
Colbert Williams (R) talks with Ralph Catania (L), his fifth grade math teacher who later... more.
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Colbert Williams (R) talks with Ralph Catania (L), his fifth grade math teacher who later became his legal guardian, about ...
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Recorded in Ann Arbor, Michigan
Andrea McKnight and her husband, Jay, remember meeting as teenagers in the 1950s.
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Andrea McKnight and her husband, Jay, remember meeting as teenagers in the 1950s.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
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
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
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
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
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
George Robinson tells his daughter, Katie, about meeting his biological father after searching for more... more.
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George Robinson tells his daughter, Katie, about meeting his biological father after searching for more than 40 years.
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Recorded in Edina, Minnesota
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
Yvonne Logan Jones (L) and her sister Ola Mae Logan Allen remember their parents, who... more.
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Yvonne Logan Jones (L) and her sister Ola Mae Logan Allen remember their parents, who migrated north in the 1940s.
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Recorded in Detroit, Michigan
Tyondra Newton to her youth counselor, Sally Nixon.
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Tyondra Newton to her youth counselor, Sally Nixon.
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Recorded in Minneapolis, Minnesota
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
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
Donald Taylor tells his son Cheo about falling in love with Cheo's mother, Doris.
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Donald Taylor tells his son Cheo about falling in love with Cheo's mother, Doris.
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Recorded in Oakland, California