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Local History and Stories from Brentwood, New York

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Local History and Stories from Brentwood, New York

    Brentwood Stories – Episode XIII

    Brentwood Stories – Episode XIII

    In today’s episode of Brentwood stories, I sit down with Joshua Castellanos and Juan Delgado. If you have ever listened to the Brentwood library’s other podcast, Average Brentwood Teens, then Joshua and Juan may already familiar to you thanks to their regular appearances. The two friends have also been recently featured in Newsday for their STEM research in conjunction with Stony Brook University and The BioBus, a traveling research laboratory that provides science research opportunities to students across New York. Joshua and Juan discuss their work on average Brentwood teens, their friendship and their lives and futures in Brentwood and beyond.

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Brentwood Stories – Episode XII

    Brentwood Stories – Episode XII

    On today’s episode, me and Peter welcome back one of our first guests to the podcast, Dr. Zebulon Miletsky, professor of Africana studies at Stony Brook University.

    Me and Peter had the privilege of listening in on a fascinating and comprehensive conversation featuring Zebulon and a panel of his graduate students entitled “The Black Family & The American Dream”.



    Africa Unite - Bob Marley


    The Autobiography of Malcolm X / With The Assistance of Alex Haley ; foreword by Attallah Shabazz ; introduction by M. S. Handler ; epilogue by Alex Haley ; afterword by Ossie Davis


    The Sword and the Shield : The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. / Peniel E. Joseph


    Waiting 'Til The Midnight Hour : A Narrative History of Black Power in America / Peniel E. Joseph


    "Malcolm X: The Theoretician We Never Knew", Prof. Bill Strickland, 2011 Malcolm X Festival


    Malcolm X : A Life of Reinvention / Manning Marable


    Set The World On Fire : Black Nationalist Women And The Global Struggle For Freedom / Keisha N. Blain


    Black Power ; The Politics of Liberation in America / [by] Stokely Carmichael & Charles V. Hamilton


    Notes on Negro American Influences on the Emergence of African Nationalism /

    George Shepperson


    COINTELPRO - https://vault.fbi.gov/cointel-pro

    From #BlackLivesMatter to Black liberation / Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor


    • 1 hr 11 min
    Brentwood Stories – Quarantine Conversations VIII

    Brentwood Stories – Quarantine Conversations VIII

    For our final episode of our Quarantine Conversations series, me and Peter are joined by Robert Ottone. Robert is a Long Island writer and teacher with strong ties to Brentwood. While he may be best known for his horror writing, including “Her Infernal Name & Other Nightmares”. Peter and I discover that Robert is a man of many talents. Robert, Peter and I discuss horror, journalism, radio, ramen, and Cthulu in no particular order on this episode of Quarantine Conversations.


    Show Notes:

    Her Infernal Name & Other Nightmares - Robert P. Ottone

    Mexican Gothic - Silvia Moreno-Garcia

    The Only Good Indians: A Novel - Stephen Graham Jones

    Plunge - Joe Hill

    H. P. Lovecraft's Dagon 

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Brentwood Stories – Quarantine Conversations VII

    Brentwood Stories – Quarantine Conversations VII

    In an interesting turn of fate, the next guest for our Quarantine conversations series was suggested to us by a guest from the first episode. Edras Hidalgo is a Red Cross volunteer who works alongside Celia Vollmer in providing outreach to the Brentwood Community. He shares his unique perspective on providing outreach during the Covid 19 quarantine, and a little about what inspired him to become a volunteer.

    • 33 min
    Brentwood Stories – Quarantine Conversations VI

    Brentwood Stories – Quarantine Conversations VI

    For todays episode of quarantine conversations, me and Peter check in with Dawn, another long time Brentwood resident and library patron. Dawn shares how she has kept busy during the quarantine by attending library programs and staying in touch with her friends and family. Also joining our podcast is special guest from our listening audience.

    • 39 min
    Brentwood Stories – Quarantine Conversations V

    Brentwood Stories – Quarantine Conversations V

    In today's episode we catch up with long time Brentwood Library patron Tuty. Tuty speaks about her experiences during quarantine, and how the library's seed program helped her cultivate her garden during the Summer.

    • 35 min

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