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Fort Greene / Clinton Hill Audio Tour

To complement the Fort Greene / Clinton Hill Neighborhood & Architectural History Guide by Francis Morrone, the Brooklyn Historical Society presents a new audio tour of Fort Greene / Clinton Hill. The tour is hosted by author, filmmaker, and longtime … Continue reading

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Change in Brooklyn

Nelson George and Rosie Perez were on The Brian Lehrer Show on WNYC last week talking about Change in Brooklyn neighborhoods – it’s a great segment, good callers, and it’s not just about gentrification, have a listen: AND THEN join … Continue reading

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Memoirs

I just finished reading Nelson George’s new memoir City Kid: A Writer’s Memoir of Ghetto Life and Post-Soul Success.  George’s personal reflections on Brownsville, East New York, and Fort Greene; his open discussions of race and class; plus his impassioned … Continue reading

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5 1/2 Things About Ft. Greene

A tour of 5 1/2 black culture spots in Fort Greene by Nelson George: 5 1/2 Things About Ft. Greene By Nelson George from Nelson George on Vimeo.

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Nelson George’s Fort Greene

Great essay on in the New York Times on Fort Greene by Nelson George.  He’ll be here at BHS on May 13th to launch his book City Kid: A Writer’s Memoir of Ghetto Life and Post-Soul Success. I had always … Continue reading

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