Jefri Mesa

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Jefri Mesa




Isabella Leόn-Chambers


April 2017


Isabella Leόn-Chambers


Isabella Leόn-Chambers and Jefri Mesa

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Jefri Mesa describes his childhood in the Melrose section of the South Bronx, where his mother continues to live. He believes that Melrose started to get gentrified around 2010 and discusses the ways in which community members can preserve their…

Jefri and Miguelina Mesa
Jefri and his mother, Miguelina, in their apartment located in the Melrose section of the South Bronx.

Oral History Transcript
A transcript of Jefri Mesa's oral history. (Recorded on April 5, 2017).

Jefri and his brother, Yedy
Jefri and his brother on the train in the South Bronx

Jefri with family members
Jefri with his brother and cousins

Jefri and Yedy Mesa
Jefri and his older brother, Yedy

MTA sign
Photography of an MTA sign prohibiting the practice of "subway scalping."

NYPD Stop-and-Frisk Statistics in Comparison to NYC Racial Demographics (2009 and 2010)
NYPD Stop-and-Frisk Statistics vs. racial demographics of NYC (in 2009 and 2010).
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