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StoryCorps’ mission is to provide people of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share and preserve the stories of our lives. We do this to remind one another of our shared humanity, to strengthen and build the connections between people, to teach the value of listening, and to weave into the fabric of our culture the understanding that everyone’s story matters.
StoryCorps is partnering with the Atlanta History Center and Public Broadcasting Atlanta to record, preserve, and share the stories of communities in Atlanta. Our mission is to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share, and preserve the stories of our lives.
Since 2003, over 80,000 people have shared life stories with family and friends through StoryCorps. Each conversation is recorded on a free CD to share, and is preserved at the Library of Congress. StoryCorps is one of the largest oral history projects of its kind, and millions listen to our broadcasts on public radio and the web.
I'd like to participate!
Great! Visit our Reservations page to learn how you can become a part of StoryCorps in Atlanta.
When can I hear StoryCorps on WABE 90.1 FM?
- Tuesday during Morning Edition at 7:35 a.m and 9:25 a.m.
- Tuesday during A Closer Look at 12:25 p.m.
- Friday during Morning Edition between 6-7 a.m. and 8-9 a.m.
Where can I find out more about StoryCorps Atlanta?
Listen to more stories from Atlanta, and get news and updates about local StoryCorps events and recordings here.
This is great! What else can I do here?
- Browse the archive of StoryCorps Atlanta entries created prior to February 28, 2012, here.
- Watch StoryCorps Animated Shorts here.
- Listen to the StoryCorps Atlanta podcast here.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 6:06pmYesterday Johns Creek police arrested 15 people in a two-day operation targeting sex work. It included an arrest of a man who is charged with seeking...
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 4:29pmName 10 movies produced or directed by African-American women. If you can't, you'd better get over to the Black Women Film Network Summit. It's been...
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 10:00amIn the 1980s, television stations, magazines and newspapers were covered with images of African children with distended bellies and flies covering...
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 8:30amIt's March; have you started to plan a vacation yet? Nearly 90 percent of Americans will be hitting the road for at least four days during a time not...
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 7:45amRashid Brown grew up on the west side of Las Vegas, Nevada. He remembers it as a place where many people struggled, but he always had dreams of doing...