StoryCorps Griot Initiative, 2013

These stories are part of the StoryCorps Griot initiative, ensuring that the voices, experiences, and life stories of African Americans will be preserved and presented with dignity. UAB Media Studies is an offical community partner with StoryCorps.

The following interviews were edited by students from the UAB course Digital Story Telling/Oral History and are part of the UAB College of Arts and Sciences' commemoration of the Civil Rights Movement. Click on an interview to listen!



  Image of Norman Floyd and Percy E. Harris.   

Norman Floyd and Percy E. Harris

  Image of U. W. Clemon and Michelle Clemon.  

U. W. Clemon and Michelle Clemon

Image of Annie Pearl Avery. Annie Pearl Avery Image of William A. Bell and William Anthony Bell Jr.

William A. Bell and William Anthony Bell Jr.

Image of Sharrif Simmons and Omari Simmons. Sharrif and Omari Simmons Image of Barbara Tubbs Pope and Terri Pope. Barbara Tubbs Pope and Terri Pope
Image of Asha Xulu and Jomo Johannes P. Xulu.

Jomo Johannes P. Xulu Asha Xulu

Image of Yancey Williams Sr. and Eddie Lewis.

Yancey Williams Sr. and Eddie Lewis

Image of Kamau Afrika (aka Marlon A. Walker) and Marguita A. James. Kamau Afrika (aka Marlon A. Walker)