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- CENTRAL: Audiovisual Collection
- WASHINGTON SQUARE: Audiovisual Collection
Decade of fire
- DVD 974.7275 D2912 (CEN, WSQ)
In English, with optional Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
[Warren, NJ : Passion River, 2020]
1 videodisc (approximately 76 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
In the 1970s, fires raged throughout the South Bronx. Abandoned by landlords and city officials, nearly a half million people were displaced. Black and Puerto Rican residents were blamed for the devastation, even as they battled daily to save their neighborhoods. In DECADE OF FIRE, Bronx-born filmmaker Vivian Vazquez Irizarry is pursuing the truth: uncovering policies of racism and neglect that still shape our cities, and offering hope to communities on the brink today.
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Featuring: Vivian Vazquez Irizarry, Carmen Rosado, Mike Amadeo, Hetty Fox, Robert Foster.
Originally released as a documentary in 2019.
- Vázquez Irizarry, Vivian.
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- Fires > New York (State) > New York > History > 20th century.
- Bronx (New York, N.Y.) > Biography.
- Bronx (New York, N.Y.) > History > 20th century.
- Bronx (New York, N.Y.) > Social life and customs > 20th century.
- Bronx (New York, N.Y.) > Race relations > History > 20th century.