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
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
Leon May, who fought as a Marine in World War II, tells his daughter... more.
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Leon May, who fought as a Marine in World War II, tells his daughter about leaving for basic training.
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Recorded in Detroit, Michigan
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
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
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
Iraq War veteran Richard Bennett (R) talks with Craig Williams (L) about how they became... more.
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Iraq War veteran Richard Bennett (R) talks with Craig Williams (L) about how they became unlikely business partners.
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Clayton Sherrod looks back to 1964, when at 19 years old he became executive chef... more.
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Clayton Sherrod looks back to 1964, when at 19 years old he became executive chef at an all-white country club in Birmingham, ...
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Recorded in Birmingham, Alabama
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
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
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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Yelitza Castro talks with her friend Willie Davis about serving meals to the homeless community... more.
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Yelitza Castro talks with her friend Willie Davis about serving meals to the homeless community in Charlotte, North Carolina for ...
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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
Kathy Dean Evans remembers the night Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated.
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Kathy Dean Evans remembers the night Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated.
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Recorded in Memphis, Tennessee
Herb Kneeland (L) tells his son Martavius Jones about being a disc jockey at WDIA... more.
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Herb Kneeland (L) tells his son Martavius Jones about being a disc jockey at WDIA in Memphis on April 4, 1968.
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Recorded in Memphis, Tennessee
Anthony Wilson interviews his coworker Leo Smith.
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Anthony Wilson interviews his coworker Leo Smith.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
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
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
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
Bryan Echols (R) and his father, Lindberg (L), talk about how their relationship has changed... more.
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Bryan Echols (R) and his father, Lindberg (L), talk about how their relationship has changed over time.
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Recorded in Chicago, Illinois