African Americans Filter by Segment Type Interview (69)Review (12)Obituary (5)Commentary (1) Keyword Sort: Oldest NewestOldest October 30, 2009 19:01 Remembering Roy DeCarava's 60 Years Of Photos The photographer, who died Oct. 27 at age 89, dedicated his decades-long career to capturing images of African Americans. Roy DeCarava's subjects ranged from daily life in his hometown of Harlem to the Civil Rights movement. Queue May 3, 2019 14:04 'Fresh Air' Remembers 'Boyz N The Hood' Director John Singleton Singleton, who died April 29, spoke to Fresh Air in 1991 about his semi-autobiographical movie, which centered on kids growing up surrounded by drug addiction and gang violence in South Central L.A. Queue August 9, 2019 52:30 'Fresh Air' Remembers Toni Morrison With 3 Conversations Over 4 Decades The Nobel laureate died Monday at 88. Terry Gross talked with Morrison in 1987 after she wrote Beloved, in 1992 after she authored Jazz and in 2015 when she published God Help the Child. Queue January 21, 2022 29:00 Remembering Ronnie Spector, lead singer of the Ronettes Spector, who died Jan. 12, was part of the 1960s girl group that gave us "Be My Baby." She left the music business for some years but returned to recording in the 1970s. Originally broadcast in 1988. January 21, 2022 22:30 Remembering André Leon Talley, a titan of the fashion world The former creative director at Vogue magazine and larger-than-life fashion influencer died Jan. 18. Talley spoke to Fresh Air in 2018 about growing up in Durham, N.C., and discovering fashion.