Interview with Benjamin Melendez ("Yellow Benjy")

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Title

Interview with Benjamin Melendez ("Yellow Benjy")

Subject

Streets and avenues (The Bronx, New York) -- Stebbins Avenue -- East 163rd Street -- East 165th Street
Music and musicians -- Ghetto Brothers
Schools and education -- Morris High School
Ethnic groups and nationalities -- Puerto Ricans (Boricuas) -- Jews (Moranos)
Arson and housing abandonment
Neighborhoods (The Bronx, New York) -- Morrisania
Youth culture and gangs -- Ghetto Brothers -- Hoe Avenue Gang Peace Meeting (1971) -- Savage Skulls
Community organizing -- Ghetto Brothers

Description

Transcript of an oral history with Benjamin "Yellow Benjy" Melendez, musician, community activist, and president of the Ghetto Brothers, conducted originally through the Bronx African American History Project and dual-listed under the Bronx Latino History Project.

Creator

Melendez, Benjamin ("Yellow Benjy")

Publisher

Bronx Latino History Project
Bronx African American History Project

Date

November 20, 2006

Contributor

Naison, Mark

Format

PDF

Language

English
Spanish

Type

Oral history

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Naison, Mark

Interviewee

Melendez, Benjamin ("Yellow Benjy")

Transcription

Original Format

PDF

Duration

01:34:34

Files

Melendez, Benjamin.mp3
Melendez Benjamin.pdf

Citation

Melendez, Benjamin ("Yellow Benjy"), “Interview with Benjamin Melendez ("Yellow Benjy"),” Bronx History Online, accessed December 1, 2022, https://digital.bchslibrary.org/items/show/555.

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