Oral History with Jefri Mesa

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Title

Oral History with Jefri Mesa

Subject

Oral History

Description

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 cultures. He also expresses his frustration with the lack of subway lines that run through the Bronx and the times he was racially profiled by police officers.

Creator

Jefri Mesa

Date

April 5, 2017

Contributor

Isabella Leόn-Chambers

Rights

Jefri Mesa

Format

m4a

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Isabella Leόn-Chambers

Interviewee

Jefri Mesa

Location

Manhattan

Original Format

Oral History

Duration

49:42

Files

Collection

Citation

Jefri Mesa , “Oral History with Jefri Mesa,” (Dis)Placed Urban Histories: Melrose, accessed May 23, 2024, https://www.melrosestories.org/items/show/26.