Ricardo Pitts-Wiley tells his son Jonathan about a year that shaped his life.
Ricardo Pitts-Wiley tells his son Jonathan about a year that shaped his life.
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John W. Taylor, Jr. talks about how New Orleans has changed since Hurricane Katrina.
John W. Taylor, Jr. talks about how New Orleans has changed since Hurricane Katrina.
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Recorded in New Orleans, Louisiana
Samuel Black tells his wife, Edda Fields-Black, about his father, who operated a boiler room.
Samuel Black tells his wife, Edda Fields-Black, about his father, who operated a boiler room.
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Earl Reynolds Jr. tells his daughter, Ashley, about meeting James Brown at his father's barbershop... more.
Earl Reynolds Jr. tells his daughter, Ashley, about meeting James Brown at his father's barbershop in Roanoke, Virginia.
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Recorded in Roanoke, Virginia
A.P. Tureaud Jr. (R) tells his friend Steven Walkley (L) about becoming the first African-American... more.
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 Selassie (L) tells her friend Susan Greenfield (R) about an early memory of her... more.
Showaye Selassie (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
100-year-old Arthur Winston tells his great-grandnephew, Eric Givens, about working for 72 years.
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
Mamie Todd (R) tells her daughter, Ann Todd Jealous (L), and grandson, Benjamin Todd Jealous,... more.
Mamie Todd (R) tells her daughter, Ann Todd Jealous (L), and grandson, Benjamin Todd Jealous, about demanding supplies from the ...
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Gwen Richards remembers her mother, Helen, who had Alzheimer's.
Gwen Richards remembers her mother, Helen, who had Alzheimer's.
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Recorded in Prairie Village, Kansas
Carl McNair remembers his brother, Ronald McNair, who was one of the astronauts killed aboard... more.
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
Murray Brown tells her friend Kerrie Cotten Williams about being a nursing student in a... more.
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
Celedonia "Cal" Jones (L) tells his friend Robert Harris about moving to a new block... more.
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
James Ransom and Cherie Johnson remember their neighbor and Sunday school teacher.
James Ransom and Cherie Johnson remember their neighbor and Sunday school teacher.
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Recorded in Sarasota, Florida
Gregory and Lloyd Porter remember their mother.
Gregory and Lloyd Porter remember their mother.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Donald Taylor tells his son Cheo about falling in love with Cheo's mother, Doris.
Donald Taylor tells his son Cheo about falling in love with Cheo's mother, Doris.
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Recorded in Oakland, California
Sam Reed, a mortician and the caretaker of Atlanta's historic Oakland Cemetery, talks about how... more.
Sam Reed, a mortician and the caretaker of Atlanta's historic Oakland Cemetery, talks about how his interest in the funeral ...
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Recorded in Atlanta, Georgia
Wil Smith tells his daughter, Olivia, about being a single dad in college.
Wil Smith tells his daughter, Olivia, about being a single dad in college.
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Phyllis Johnson tells her friend Danny Perasa about how she went from Police Department clerk... more.
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
Yelitza Castro talks with her friend Willie Davis about serving meals to the homeless community... more.
Yelitza Castro talks with her friend Willie Davis about serving meals to the homeless community in Charlotte, North Carolina for ...
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Lawrence Cumberbatch (R) tells his son, Simeon (L), how he traveled from New York City... more.
Lawrence Cumberbatch (R) tells his son, Simeon (L), how he traveled from New York City to Washington DC with Brooklyn ...
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Recorded in New York City, New York