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2010 March 11
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Ruben Quiles is a resident of the Gun Hill Houses in Bronx, New York. Quiles works at the local boys and girls club working towards providing kids with the tools to better themselves in the future. He talks about the problems the youth face and how the boys and girls club strives to alleviate those problems.

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2010 February 2
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Lisa Edwards lives in the Glenmore housing projects in Brooklyn, New York. She explains why her housing projects has devoled into being much worse off than when she first moved in. Also she offers solutions to the problems plaguing Glenmore housing. Edwards delves into the ways the police deal with African-Americans in Brooklyn. Edwards also detail...

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2010 August 15
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Leroy Bush is a resident of Red Hook housing in Brooklyn, New York. He owns a barbershop, which prompts him to talk about the difficulties and positives that come with owning a small business. Bush explains the effects of gentrification that he has seen as well as the diversification of his neighborhood, which he sees as a positive.

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2010 March 4
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Rapper Steele from the Brownsville neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York talks about his life in the city. He discusses rap music and his love for it. Steele explains the effects of the Brooklyn Nets stadium on the rest of Brooklyn. He delves into the importance of staving off gentrification to protect those already in the neighborhood.

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Terry Williams is a New York City based author who has had his stories adapted into documetaries. Williams discusses his time in SNCC (Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee), involvement in the Civil Rights Movement and why that pushed him to move from Mississippi to New York City. He explains the purpose of his books and why he writes them in...

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2010 July 5
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ACMA.06-103
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Jamel Shabazz is an artist who mostly works in photography from Brooklyn, New York. Shabazz talks about growing up in the Red Hook projects and how that shaped him as an individual. He goes into why he uses photography and what he aims to achieve with his artwork.

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2010 July 11
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Jayro explain what life was like growing up in Queensbridge, a housing project in Brooklyn, New York. He explains the differences between Brazalian Favelas and New York City housing. Jayro further explains how he discovered his love for graffiti and why he does graffiti .

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2010 February 28
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ACMA.06-103
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Gail Paupaw Brown is a resident of Brooklyn, New York. She discusses her uprbringing in the city. Brown talks about the communities relationship with the police. As well as the benefits of having an art organizations that she could send her son to, which helped him become a succesful artist later in life.

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2010 August 15
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Alicia Taylor is a teacher who lives in Marcus Garvey village, a New York City housing project. She speaks on how to improve the lives of the youth by implementing after school programs, which had been successful, before time and budget constraints ended them. Taylor also explains that giving seniors activies or building safer parks could also impr...

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2010 February 27
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John Mangin works for The Center For Urban Pedagogy. Mangin was not raised in New York City and perceived housing projects as bad places until he moved to New York City. He learned that projects can be a positive but the federal government is not properly funding the New York City Housing Authority which could bode poorly for residents.

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