East of Flatbush (Paperback)

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East of Flatbush (Paperback)

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An ethnographic memoir that examines life growing up in the West Indian enclave of East Flatbush, Brooklyn. Author Danielle Brown, uses music to teach the reader about life in this immigrant community, as well as in her parents' native Trinidad. Recalling the songs of her youth, especially the ones that her mother would sing to her, Brown employs musicfrom calypso to hip hopas an educational tool to teach history and to illuminate how the legacy of colonialism and imperialism continues to impact people of color today.

 

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