Dorothy Glinton tells her son, Sonari, about becoming a manager at Ford Motor Plant in... more.
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Dorothy Glinton tells her son, Sonari, about becoming a manager at Ford Motor Plant in Chicago.
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Recorded in Chicago, Illinois
John Klein remembers meeting the love of his life, Mary Ann Allen, with her daughter... more.
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John Klein remembers meeting the love of his life, Mary Ann Allen, with her daughter Bernice Flournoy.
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Recorded in Oakland, California
Ezra Awumey to his grandfather, Sam Harmon.
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Ezra Awumey to his grandfather, Sam Harmon.
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Ayodeji Ogunniyi remembers how the murder of his father led him to a new career.
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Ayodeji Ogunniyi remembers how the murder of his father led him to a new career.
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Recorded in Chicago, Illinois
10-year-old Rahsheed McKenstry interviews his mother, Rhonetta.
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10-year-old Rahsheed McKenstry interviews his mother, Rhonetta.
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Recorded in Memphis, Tennessee
Larry Young (L) tells his friend Clyde Cleveland about trying to register for college in... more.
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Larry Young (L) tells his friend Clyde Cleveland about trying to register for college in the early 1940s.
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Recorded in Detroit, Michigan
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
Homeless New Yorker Larry Chamberlain tells his friend Tobias about his many names.
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Homeless New Yorker Larry Chamberlain tells his friend Tobias about his many names.
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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
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
Mary Ellen Noone remembers a story from her great-grandmother.
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Mary Ellen Noone remembers a story from her great-grandmother.
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Recorded in Montgomery, Alabama
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
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
John Hunter talks with two former students about what they learned playing the World Peace... more.
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John Hunter talks with two former students about what they learned playing the World Peace Game, which he created.
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Lawrence Cumberbatch (R) tells his son, Simeon (L), how he traveled from New York City... more.
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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
William Haley (L) and his brother Glen remember their father, Joseph Howard Haley, founder of... more.
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William Haley (L) and his brother Glen remember their father, Joseph Howard Haley, founder of Jackie Robinson West Little League ...
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Recorded in Chicago, Illinois
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
Claudette Colvin remembers her childhood in Alabama.
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Claudette Colvin remembers her childhood in Alabama.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
James Ransom and Cherie Johnson remember their neighbor and Sunday school teacher.
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James Ransom and Cherie Johnson remember their neighbor and Sunday school teacher.
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Recorded in Sarasota, Florida
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