Showaye Selassie (L) tells her friend Susan Greenfield (R) about an early memory of her... more.
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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
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
David Wilson, a plaintiff in the 2004 court decision legalizing same-sex marriage in Massachusetts, remembers... more.
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David Wilson, a plaintiff in the 2004 court decision legalizing same-sex marriage in Massachusetts, remembers the death of his first partner.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Patricia Adams tells her friend Louisa Stephens about traveling in the South during segregation.
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Patricia Adams tells her friend Louisa Stephens about traveling in the South during segregation.
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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
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
Ricardo Pitts-Wiley tells his son Jonathan about a year that shaped his life.
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Ricardo Pitts-Wiley tells his son Jonathan about a year that shaped his life.
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Herb Kneeland (L) tells his son Martavius Jones about being a disc jockey at WDIA... more.
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Herb Kneeland (L) tells his son Martavius Jones about being a disc jockey at WDIA in Memphis on April 4, 1968.
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Recorded in Memphis, Tennessee
LeKeisha Williams (L) interviews her best friend, Tia Williams.
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LeKeisha Williams (L) interviews her best friend, Tia Williams.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
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
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
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
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
Reverend James Seawood remembers how African-American families were forced out of Sheridan, Arkansas, when the... more.
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Reverend James Seawood remembers how African-American families were forced out of Sheridan, Arkansas, when the schools attempted to integrate.
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Recorded in Staten Island, New York
New Orleans Pump Station workers Rufus Burkhalter and Bobby Brown remember the night Hurricane Katrina... more.
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New Orleans Pump Station workers Rufus Burkhalter and Bobby Brown remember the night Hurricane Katrina hit.
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Recorded in New Orleans, Louisiana
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
Peggy Edwards to her granddaughter, Cinema Wood.
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Peggy Edwards to her granddaughter, Cinema Wood.
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Ella Owens (L) tells her daughter, Lynn Reed, about participating in a march during the... more.
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Ella Owens (L) tells her daughter, Lynn Reed, about participating in a march during the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers' Strike.
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Recorded in Memphis, Tennessee
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
Rowena Gore-Simmons speaks with her daughter, Kenya Gore, about the year Rowena spent in prison.
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Rowena Gore-Simmons speaks with her daughter, Kenya Gore, about the year Rowena spent in prison.
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Recorded in Baltimore, Maryland