Archive for the ‘Story Corps In NC’ Category

Story Corps – Lumbee

Tuesday, April 25th, 2006

For 151 years the State of North Carolina has recognized the Lumbee as a tribe. But for much of that time, that special recognition has meant anything but special treatment. During a visit to the StoryCorps MobileBooth, Lumbees Gary Locklear and Mike Cummings reflected on how discrimination affected their confidence. (5:00)

Listen Here


Thursday, April 20th, 2006

Reverend David Forbes was the first person arrested when the Civil Rights sit-ins began in Raleigh in 1960. As a student at Shaw University, he also helped organize the first meeting of the Student Non-Violence Coordinating Committee that same year. Forbes recalled those days when he and his friend Reverend Collins Kilburn, also a veteran of the Civil Rights Movement, recorded an interview in the StoryCorps MobileBooth last week. (4:00)

Listen Here

Story Corps In NC

Thursday, April 13th, 2006

We hear from newlyweds Lauren and Tom Nelson. The couple visited the StoryCorps MobileBooth when it stopped at Fort Bragg in late March. Tom is an officer in the 82nd Airborne. They talked about the stress a military life can place on a marriage. (3:30)