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
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
James Hanover Thompson (L) tells his brother Dwight (R) about his involvement in the "Kissing... more.
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James Hanover Thompson (L) tells his brother Dwight (R) about his involvement in the "Kissing Case" of 1958.
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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
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
Adrian Hawkins talks to his foster father, Horace Atwater Jr.
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Adrian Hawkins talks to his foster father, Horace Atwater Jr.
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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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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
Mweupe Mfalme Nguni remembers his first day at an integrated elementary school in 1965.
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Mweupe Mfalme Nguni remembers his first day at an integrated elementary school in 1965.
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Recorded in Oakland, California
Kahlil Almustafa remembers his mother in an interview with his friend Kamilah Duggins.
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Kahlil Almustafa remembers his mother in an interview with his friend Kamilah Duggins.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
A.P. Tureaud Jr. (R) tells his friend Steven Walkley (L) about becoming the first African-American... more.
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A.P. Tureaud Jr. (R) tells his friend Steven Walkley (L) about becoming the first African-American undergraduate at Louisiana State ...
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Recorded in New York City, New York
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
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
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
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
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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100-year-old Arthur Winston tells his great-grandnephew, Eric Givens, about working for 72 years.
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100-year-old Arthur Winston tells his great-grandnephew, Eric Givens, about working for 72 years.
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Recorded in Los Angeles, California
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
Sharon Holley, a retired librarian, tells her husband, Kenneth, about preparing for her career at... more.
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Sharon Holley, a retired librarian, tells her husband, Kenneth, about preparing for her career at an early age. Holley operated ...
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Recorded in Buffalo, New York