Ricardo Pitts-Wiley tells his son Jonathan about a year that shaped his life.
Judge Olly Neal tells his daughter, Karama, how he discovered African American author Frank Yerby... more.
Claudette Colvin remembers her childhood in Alabama.
Antoinette Franklin (R) and her niece, Iriel Franklin, talk about relocating to Houston after Hurricane... more.
Jerome Smith tells his friend Carol Bebelle about an incident from his childhood.
Mweupe Mfalme Nguni remembers his first day at an integrated elementary school in 1965.
Kahlil Almustafa remembers his mother in an interview with his friend Kamilah Duggins.
John Klein remembers meeting the love of his life, Mary Ann Allen, with her daughter... more.
Nzingha Masani tells her friend, Noah Hairston, about receiving her name at an African naming... more.
Elmore Nickelberry and Taylor Rogers remember why they went on strike as Memphis sanitation workers... more.
New York City Subway Conductor Paquita Williams talks to one of her passengers, Laura Lane,... more.
Dorothy Glinton tells her son, Sonari, about becoming a manager at Ford Motor Plant in... more.
"He looked up at me and said, 'Hamzah,' and then grabbed hold of me and gave me this tight hug and wouldn't let me go."
Homeless New Yorker Larry Chamberlain tells his friend Tobias about his many names.
New Orleans Pump Station workers Rufus Burkhalter and Bobby Brown remember the night Hurricane Katrina... more.
Sharon Holley, a retired librarian, tells her husband, Kenneth, about preparing for her career at... more.
A.P. Tureaud Jr. (R) tells his friend Steven Walkley (L) about becoming the first African-American... more.