Samuel Black tells his wife, Edda Fields-Black, about his father, who operated a boiler room.
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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.
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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
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
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
New Orleans police officer David Duplantier tells his wife, Melissa Eugene, about patrolling the Superdome... more.
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New Orleans police officer David Duplantier tells his wife, Melissa Eugene, about patrolling the Superdome during Hurricane Katrina.
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Recorded in New Orleans, Louisiana
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
Otis Wade remembers Mandred Henry, in an interview with Mandred's granddaughter, Beatrice Perron.
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Otis Wade remembers Mandred Henry, in an interview with Mandred's granddaughter, Beatrice Perron.
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Mary Morris remembers her husband, Thomas, one of two Washington D.C. postal workers who died... more.
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Mary Morris remembers her husband, Thomas, one of two Washington D.C. postal workers who died from exposure to anthrax ...
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Recorded in Beach Park, Illinois
Robert Holmes talks about his family being among the first to integrate a neighborhood in... more.
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Robert Holmes talks about his family being among the first to integrate a neighborhood in Edison, New Jersey.
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Recorded in Newark, New Jersey
Ezra Awumey to his grandfather, Sam Harmon.
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Ezra Awumey to his grandfather, Sam Harmon.
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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
100-year-old Arthur Winston tells his great-grandnephew, Eric Givens, about working for 72 years.
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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
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
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
Cactus Car Wash owner Frank Lynch (L) talks with his employee and friend, Antonio Douglas... more.
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Cactus Car Wash owner Frank Lynch (L) talks with his employee and friend, Antonio Douglas (R), about helping him get ...
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Recorded in Atlanta, Georgia
Queen Jackson (R) tells her case manager, Debra MacKillop (L), how she became homeless.
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Queen Jackson (R) tells her case manager, Debra MacKillop (L), how she became homeless.
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Recorded in Denver, Colorado
Clayton Sherrod looks back to 1964, when at 19 years old he became executive chef... more.
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Clayton Sherrod looks back to 1964, when at 19 years old he became executive chef at an all-white country club in Birmingham, ...
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Recorded in Birmingham, Alabama
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
72-year-old Ellaraino (R) tells her friend Baki AnNur (L) about meeting her great-grandmother for the... more.
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72-year-old Ellaraino (R) tells her friend Baki AnNur (L) about meeting her great-grandmother for the first time.
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Recorded in Los Angeles, California