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
Pepper and Ron Miller talk about what led to their divorce.
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Pepper and Ron Miller talk about what led to their divorce.
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Recorded in Chicago, Illinois
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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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
Jerry Johnson interviews his mother, Carrie Conley, about raising six children as a single mother.
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Jerry Johnson interviews his mother, Carrie Conley, about raising six children as a single mother.
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Recorded in Detroit, Michigan
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
Homeless New Yorker Larry Chamberlain tells his friend Tobias about his many names.
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Homeless New Yorker Larry Chamberlain tells his friend Tobias about his many names.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Rebia Mixon-Clay remembers her late husband, Frank Mixon.
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Rebia Mixon-Clay remembers her late husband, Frank Mixon.
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Recorded in Chicago, Illinois
Larry Young (L) tells his friend Clyde Cleveland about trying to register for college in... more.
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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
91-year-old Ruth Ballard (L) tells her minister, Ramonia Lee, about moving to Tuskegee, Alabama during... more.
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91-year-old Ruth Ballard (L) tells her minister, Ramonia Lee, about moving to Tuskegee, Alabama during World War II.
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Recorded in Silver Spring, Maryland
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
Reginald Mason remembers growing up in Harlem with his mother during the 1970s.
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Reginald Mason remembers growing up in Harlem with his mother during the 1970s.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Otis Wade remembers Mandred Henry, in an interview with Mandred's granddaughter, Beatrice Perron.
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Otis Wade remembers Mandred Henry, in an interview with Mandred's granddaughter, Beatrice Perron.
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Cactus Car Wash owner Frank Lynch (L) talks with his employee and friend, Antonio Douglas... more.
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Cactus Car Wash owner Frank Lynch (L) talks with his employee and friend, Antonio Douglas (R), about helping him get ...
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Recorded in Atlanta, Georgia
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
Mary Johnson speaks with Oshea Israel, who killed her son in 1993.
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Mary Johnson speaks with Oshea Israel, who killed her son in 1993.
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Recorded in Minneapolis, Minnesota
91-year-old Henry Belcher tells his friend Major A. Mason III about tap dancing in the... more.
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91-year-old Henry Belcher tells his friend Major A. Mason III about tap dancing in the 1930s.
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Jerome Smith tells his friend Carol Bebelle about an incident from his childhood.
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Jerome Smith tells his friend Carol Bebelle about an incident from his childhood.
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Recorded in New Orleans, Louisiana
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
Antoinette Franklin (R) and her niece, Iriel Franklin, talk about relocating to Houston after Hurricane... more.
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Antoinette Franklin (R) and her niece, Iriel Franklin, talk about relocating to Houston after Hurricane Katrina.
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Recorded in Houston, Texas