Tag Archives: City Lore

Gentrification in Fort Greene

Check out Story #1 on this City of Memory tour! You’ll find a painting by Nina Talbot and oral history interview from the Weeksville Heritage Center’s collections which are both featured in BHS’ upcoming exhibit Painting Brooklyn Stories of Immigration … Continue reading

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City of Memory: The Porto Rico Steamship Co.

Stories from BHS’s Puerto Rican Oral History Project, 1973 – 1975 are on the map! City of Memory is an online collection of New York stories accessed through an interactive map and thematic tours and the Steamship Migration tour features … Continue reading

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West Indian Roots of Hip Hop

Saturday, February 28, 3 – 6pm Organized by our friends at City Lore and featuring Dr. Natasha Lightfoot, DJ Kool Herc, Kool DJ Red Alert, Ralph McDaniels, and Co-founder of VP Records in Jamaica, Patricia Chin.

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