Jerry Johnson interviews his mother, Carrie Conley, about raising six children as a single mother.
Image of Carrie Conley and Jerry Johnson
Jerry Johnson interviews his mother, Carrie Conley, about raising six children as a single mother.
Play
Stop
 
Feedback
Recorded in Detroit, Michigan
Showaye Silassie (L) tells her friend Susan Greenfield (R) about an early memory of her... more.
Image of Showaye Silassie and her friend Susan Greenfield
Showaye Silassie (L) tells her friend Susan Greenfield (R) about an early memory of her mother.
Play
Stop
 
Feedback
Recorded in New York City, New York
Harold Slappy tells his friend Monica about visiting Harlem's Savoy Ballroom as a youth.
Image of Harold Slappy and Monica Esteban
Harold Slappy tells his friend Monica about visiting Harlem's Savoy Ballroom as a youth.
Play
Stop
 
Feedback
Recorded in New York City, New York
Darryl Downes remembers discovering his talent while serving time in Sing Sing Prison.
Image of Darryl Downes
Darryl Downes remembers discovering his talent while serving time in Sing Sing Prison.
Play
Stop
 
Feedback
Recorded in New York City, New York
Zenobbie Clark (L) and her sister, Diana Carter (R), remember their brother, Samuel "Bubba" Hammond... more.
Image of Zenobbie Clark and Diana Carter
Zenobbie Clark (L) and her sister, Diana Carter (R), remember their brother, Samuel "Bubba" Hammond Jr., who was shot in ...
Play
Stop
 
Feedback
Recorded in Plantation, Florida
Ricardo Pitts-Wiley tells his son Jonathan about a year that shaped his life.
Image of Ricardo Pitts-Wiley and Jonathan T.M. Pitts-Wiley
Ricardo Pitts-Wiley tells his son Jonathan about a year that shaped his life.
Play
Stop
 
Feedback
Robert Holmes talks about his family being among the first to integrate a neighborhood in... more.
Image of Robert Holmes
Robert Holmes talks about his family being among the first to integrate a neighborhood in Edison, New Jersey.
Play
Stop
 
Feedback
Recorded in Newark, New Jersey
Phyllis Johnson tells her friend Danny Perasa about how she went from Police Department clerk... more.
Image of Phyllis Johnson and Danny Perasa
Phyllis Johnson tells her friend Danny Perasa about how she went from Police Department clerk to beat cop.
Play
Stop
 
Feedback
Recorded in New York City, New York
Theresa Burroughs tells her daughter Toni Love about registering to vote.
Image of Theresa Burroughs and Toni Love
Theresa Burroughs tells her daughter Toni Love about registering to vote.
Play
Stop
 
Feedback
Recorded in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Mary Johnson speaks with Oshea Israel, who killed her son in 1993.
Image of Mary Johnson and Oshea Israel
Mary Johnson speaks with Oshea Israel, who killed her son in 1993.
Play
Stop
 
Feedback
Recorded in Minneapolis, Minnesota
George Robinson tells his daughter, Katie, about meeting his biological father after searching for more... more.
Image of George Robinson and his daughter Katie
George Robinson tells his daughter, Katie, about meeting his biological father after searching for more than 40 years.
Play
Stop
 
Feedback
Recorded in Edina, Minnesota
Warren Weems (R), who is a teacher's aide in his wife, Robin's, first-grade classroom, is... more.
Image of Jason Weems and his parents, Robin and Warren
Warren Weems (R), who is a teacher's aide in his wife, Robin's, first-grade classroom, is interviewed by his son Jason (...
Play
Stop
 
Feedback
Recorded in Baltimore, Maryland
Wil Smith tells his daughter, Olivia, about being a single dad in college.
Image of Wil Smith and his daughter, Olivia
Wil Smith tells his daughter, Olivia, about being a single dad in college.
Play
Stop
 
Feedback
New Orleans police officer David Duplantier tells his wife, Melissa Eugene, about patrolling the Superdome... more.
Image of David Duplantier and Melissa Eugene
New Orleans police officer David Duplantier tells his wife, Melissa Eugene, about patrolling the Superdome during Hurricane Katrina.
Play
Stop
 
Feedback
Recorded in New Orleans, Louisiana
Donald Taylor tells his son Cheo about falling in love with Cheo's mother, Doris.
Image of Donald and Cheo Taylor
Donald Taylor tells his son Cheo about falling in love with Cheo's mother, Doris.
Play
Stop
 
Feedback
Recorded in Oakland, California
Judge Olly Neal tells his daughter, Karama, how he discovered African American author Frank Yerby... more.
Image of Judge Olly Neal and his daughter Karama
Judge Olly Neal tells his daughter, Karama, how he discovered African American author Frank Yerby while cutting class and hiding ...
Play
Stop
 
Feedback
Recorded in Little Rock, Arkansas
Homeless New Yorker Larry Chamberlain tells his friend Tobias about his many names.
Image of Larry Chamberlain
Homeless New Yorker Larry Chamberlain tells his friend Tobias about his many names.
Play
Stop
 
Feedback
Recorded in New York City, New York
Antoinette Franklin (R) and her niece, Iriel Franklin, talk about relocating to Houston after Hurricane... more.
Image of Antoinette Franklin and Iriel Franklin
Antoinette Franklin (R) and her niece, Iriel Franklin, talk about relocating to Houston after Hurricane Katrina.
Play
Stop
 
Feedback
Recorded in Houston, Texas
Elmore Nickelberry and Taylor Rogers remember why they went on strike as Memphis sanitation workers... more.
Image of Elmore Nickelberry and Taylor Rogers
Elmore Nickelberry and Taylor Rogers remember why they went on strike as Memphis sanitation workers in 1968.
Play
Stop
 
Feedback
Recorded in Memphis, Tennessee