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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”.

 

Notes:

Africa Unite – Bob Marley
https://open.spotify.com/album/09Df7mUZBQwbDYgvE0t30r?highlight=spotify:track:2qmHhaOmlcKDeGfipGhF1j

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
https://discover.livebrary.com/iii/encore/record/C__Rb4992530__SThe%20Autobiography%20of%20Malcolm%20X__Ff%3Afacetcollections%3A5%3A5%3ABrentwood%3A%3A__Orightresult__U__X7?lang=eng&suite=cobalthttps://discover.livebrary.com/iii/encore/record/C__Rb4992530__SThe%20Autobiography%20of%20Malcolm%20X__Ff%3Afacetcollections%3A5%3A5%3ABrentwood%3A%3A__Orightresult__U__X7?lang=eng&suite=cobalt

The Sword and the Shield : The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. / Peniel E. Joseph
https://discover.livebrary.com/iii/encore/record/C__Rb5477791__SThe%20Sword%20and%20the%20Shield__Orightresult__U__X7?lang=eng&suite=cobalt

Waiting ‘Til The Midnight Hour : A Narrative History of Black Power in America / Peniel E. Joseph
https://discover.livebrary.com/iii/encore/record/C__Rb3815333__SWaiting%20%27Til%20the%20Midnight%20Hour%3A%20A%20Narrative%20History%20of%20Black%20Power%20in%20America__Orightresult__X4?lang=eng&suite=cobalt

“Malcolm X: The Theoretician We Never Knew”, Prof. Bill Strickland, 2011 Malcolm X Festival
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-trIwEm7tY

Malcolm X : A Life of Reinvention / Manning Marable
https://discover.livebrary.com/iii/encore/record/C__Rb4293654__SMalcolm%20X%3A%20A%20Life%20of%20Reinvention__Orightresult__U__X4?lang=eng&suite=cobalt

Set The World On Fire : Black Nationalist Women And The Global Struggle For Freedom / Keisha N. Blain
https://discover.livebrary.com/iii/encore/record/C__Rb5223699__SSet%20the%20World%20on%20Fire%3A%20Black%20Nationalist%20Women%20and%20the%20Global%20Struggle%20for%20Freedom__Orightresult__X4?lang=eng&suite=cobalt

Black Power ; The Politics of Liberation in America / [by] Stokely Carmichael & Charles V. Hamilton
https://discover.livebrary.com/iii/encore/record/C__Rb3006337__SBlack%20Power%3A%20The%20Politics%20of%20Liberation__Orightresult__U__X4?lang=eng&suite=cobalt

Notes on Negro American Influences on the Emergence of African Nationalism /
George Shepperson
https://www.jstor.org/stable/180247?seq=1

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

From #BlackLivesMatter to Black liberation / Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
https://discover.livebrary.com/iii/encore/record/C__Rb5555608__SFrom%20%23Blacklivesmatter%20to%20Black%20Liberation__Orightresult__U__X7?lang=eng&suite=cobalt


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 


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.


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.


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.


Brentwood Stories – Quarantine Conversations IV



Claudia has been a patron of the Brentwood library for several years, and today me and Peter get to catch up with her to see how she has been keeping busy during quarantine. We discuss her work at the UN, as well as what audio books she has been enjoying.


Brentwood Stories – Quarantine Conversations II



Peter and Peter catch up with librarians and fellow podcasters Christoher Kretz and Christopher DeCristofaro. They discuss the quarantine, podcasting and even squeeze in some tech talk.

You may find Christopher Kretz’s podcast, The Long Island history Project, at http://www.longislandhistoryproject.org/, or here on Blubrry at https://blubrry.com/the_long_island_history/.

Christopher DeCristofaro’s podcast, the Library Pros, may be found at https://www.thelibrarypros.com/, or here on Blubrry at https://blubrry.com/thelibrarypros/.