William Anthony Cobb tells his mother, Mary, about the influence she had on him. William... more.
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William Anthony Cobb tells his mother, Mary, about the influence she had on him. William Anthony also talks with his ...
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Judge Berryl Anderson (L) and her mother, Virginia (R), remember what Berryl was like as... more.
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Judge Berryl Anderson (L) and her mother, Virginia (R), remember what Berryl was like as a child.
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Recorded in Atlanta, Georgia
Mamie Todd (R) tells her daughter, Ann Todd Jealous (L), and grandson, Benjamin Todd Jealous,... more.
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Mamie Todd (R) tells her daughter, Ann Todd Jealous (L), and grandson, Benjamin Todd Jealous, about demanding supplies from the ...
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John Hope Franklin, the late scholar of African American history, tells his son, John, about... more.
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John Hope Franklin, the late scholar of African American history, tells his son, John, about being a Boy Scout during ...
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Recorded in Tulsa, Oklahoma
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
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
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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Author Walter Dean Myers talks about his father in an interview with his son Christopher... more.
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Author Walter Dean Myers talks about his father in an interview with his son Christopher Myers.
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Recorded in Brooklyn, New York
Herman Blake and his brother Sidney remember their childhood during the 1940s.
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Herman Blake and his brother Sidney remember their childhood during the 1940s.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Celedonia "Cal" Jones (L) tells his friend Robert Harris about moving to a new block... more.
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Celedonia "Cal" Jones (L) tells his friend Robert Harris about moving to a new block in Harlem during the Depression.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Joe Buford tells his literacy tutor, Michelle Miller, about what it was like not knowing... more.
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Joe Buford tells his literacy tutor, Michelle Miller, about what it was like not knowing how to read.
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Recorded in Nashville, Tennessee
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
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
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
Jim McFarland remembers traveling from New York City to the segregated south as a boy.
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Jim McFarland remembers traveling from New York City to the segregated south as a boy.
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Recorded in Atlanta, Georgia
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
Robert Holmes talks about his family being among the first to integrate a neighborhood in... more.
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Robert Holmes talks about his family being among the first to integrate a neighborhood in Edison, New Jersey.
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Recorded in Newark, New Jersey
Mary Morris remembers her husband, Thomas, one of two Washington D.C. postal workers who died... more.
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Mary Morris remembers her husband, Thomas, one of two Washington D.C. postal workers who died from exposure to anthrax ...
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Recorded in Beach Park, Illinois
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