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
New Orleans police officer David Duplantier tells his wife, Melissa Eugene, about patrolling the Superdome... more.
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New Orleans police officer David Duplantier tells his wife, Melissa Eugene, about patrolling the Superdome during 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
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
Murray Brown tells her friend Kerrie Cotten Williams about being a nursing student in a... more.
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Murray Brown tells her friend Kerrie Cotten Williams about being a nursing student in a segregated hospital.
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Recorded in Atlanta, Georgia
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
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
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
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
Samuel Black tells his wife, Edda Fields-Black, about his father, who operated a boiler room.
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Samuel Black tells his wife, Edda Fields-Black, about his father, who operated a boiler room.
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Reverend Eric Williams tells his co-worker Jannette Berkley-Patton about his first experience with AIDS.
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Reverend Eric Williams tells his co-worker Jannette Berkley-Patton about his first experience with AIDS.
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Recorded in Kansas City, Missouri
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
Judge Olly Neal tells his daughter, Karama, how he discovered African American author Frank Yerby... more.
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Judge Olly Neal tells his daughter, Karama, how he discovered African American author Frank Yerby while cutting class and hiding ...
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Recorded in Little Rock, Arkansas
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
New Orleans Pump Station workers Rufus Burkhalter and Bobby Brown remember the night Hurricane Katrina... more.
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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
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
Showaye Silassie (L) tells her friend Susan Greenfield (R) about an early memory of her... more.
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Showaye Silassie (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
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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