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2010 March 11
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Rachel Bayron is from Throggs Neck a community in Bronx. New York. She talks about why she is helping to build a new park and the positive effects she is trying to have in her community. She highlights the differences between the Throggs Neck she lived in as a kid and the one she lives in as an adult.

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Marshall Lewter is a director from the Thompkins houses in Brooklyn, New York. He talks about negative portrayals of black people in movies and ways he would combat against that. He also discusses why the youth are joining gangs and how the community can help fix that.

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2010 July 22
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Susie Mushatt Jones is an 110 year old resident of the Vandalia housing project in Brooklyn, New York. She is the oldest resident of all the New York City developments. She extolls the lessons she has learned throughout her life advocating for the joys of travel and enjoying others. Jones talks about her time in the tenant organization and all the ...

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Misty Daiyan is a former resident of the Queensbridge housing project located in Queens, New York. Daiyan talks about all the diversity in Queensbridge as well what it was like for Southeast Asian members of the community. She descibes how she helps her community through her accountant work with New York Cities local government.

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2010 March 27
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ACMA.06-103
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Anahad O'Connor is a Harlem resident who spoke about his experience going from the projects to being a Yale educated New York Times employee. O'Connor elaborates on the negatives and positives of life in the projects, along with how people from wealth perceive the projects. He also speaks about how he pulled himself out of the projects through afte...

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2010 February 20
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ACMA.06-103
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Brian "Deka" Paupaw from the Brooklyn neighborhood Bedford-Stuyvesant recalls how he became a skateboarder and his goals for New York City youth. He has a non-profit organization dedicated to getting New York City youth out of their neighborhoods into nature, which can help them in a myriad of ways.

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2010 April 6
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Leon Simmons is a resident of the Atlantic Terminal houses in Brooklyn, New York. Simmons discusses how he became apart of the Five Percenters and how the group is perceived by those outside of it. He also explains why he opened up a center to teach children martial arts and what they gain from learning martial arts.

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2011 January 21
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ACMA.06-103
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Sharon Jones is a singer from Brownsville a neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York. She talks about the neighborhood, the good and bad aspects of living in Brownsville. Jones discusses her band, Dap-Kings as well as her music. Jones gives advice on how people in the projects can avoid the pitfalls that come with life in the projects.

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God Born is a Brooklyn native and college student looking to improve his community. He talks about how someone like Sonia Sotomayor could go from the housing projects to the Supreme court. He talks about the pitfalls of the ghetto, both the residents aiming to be bad influences and police officers harassing innocent civilians. God Born further expl...

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2010, April 4
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Sandra Hernandez is a resident of the James Weldon Johnson housing project in Harlem, New York. She talks about the benefits diversity brings to a neighborhood and how demographics have shifted since she was a child. Hernandez explains the effects gentrification has had on Harlem.

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