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Published on Jun 6, 2012
In 1955, John L. Black, Sr. started his job as a janitor for the Cincinnati public school system. He regularly put in 16-hour days to provide for his wife and eleven children. At StoryCorps, his son Samuel talks with his wife, Edda Fields-Black, about his father's lasting legacy and the power of a look.
Funding Provided by: Corporation for Public Broadcasting National Endowment for the Arts
In partnership with POV.
Special thanks to Cincinnati Public Schools.
Directed by: The Rauch Brothers Art Direction: Bill Wray Producers: Lizzie Jacobs & Mike Rauch Animation: Tim Rauch Audio Produced by: Michael Garofalo & Nadia Reiman Supervising Sound Recordist: Michael Ramberg Music: Fredrik Label: The Kora Records Publisher: House of Hassle