Darryl Downes remembers discovering his talent while serving time in Sing Sing Prison.
Joe Buford tells his literacy tutor, Michelle Miller, about what it was like not knowing... more.
Tyondra Newton to her youth counselor, Sally Nixon.
Jim McFarland remembers traveling from New York City to the segregated south as a boy.
Queen Jackson (R) tells her case manager, Debra MacKillop (L), how she became homeless.
John W. Taylor, Jr. talks about how New Orleans has changed since Hurricane Katrina.
Yvonne Logan Jones (L) and her sister Ola Mae Logan Allen remember their parents, who... more.
Yvonne Logan Jones (L) and her sister Ola Mae Logan Allen remember their parents, who migrated north in the 1940s.
Phyllis Johnson tells her friend Danny Perasa about how she went from Police Department clerk... more.
Earl Reynolds Jr. tells his daughter, Ashley, about meeting James Brown at his father's barbershop... more.
Norman White to his son, Nome Poem.
Herb Kneeland (L) tells his son Martavius Jones about being a disc jockey at WDIA... more.
Cactus Car Wash owner Frank Lynch (L) talks with his employee and friend, Antonio Douglas... more.
Ayodeji Ogunniyi remembers how the murder of his father led him to a new career.
Roscoe Brown, Jr., telling his friend Javier Henriquez about being a Tuskegee Airman.
91-year-old Henry Belcher tells his friend Major A. Mason III about tap dancing in the... more.
Colbert Williams (R) talks with Ralph Catania (L), his fifth grade math teacher who later... more.
George Hill remembers being homeless. Hill has been off the streets for 10 years.
Warren Weems (R), who is a teacher's aide in his wife, Robin's, first-grade classroom, is... more.
Warren Weems (R), who is a teacher's aide in his wife, Robin's, first-grade classroom, is interviewed by his son Jason (...
New Orleans police officer David Duplantier tells his wife, Melissa Eugene, about patrolling the Superdome... more.
James Hanover Thompson (L) tells his brother Dwight (R) about his involvement in the "Kissing... more.
James Hanover Thompson (L) tells his brother Dwight (R) about his involvement in the "Kissing Case" of 1958.