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Date: Time Period: 2005 - 2016
Subject: Poetry
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20446
Description: Yama talks about how despite all the hurdles he has been dealt, he has remained positive. He states that as being the key for his getting to this point in his life. He talks about the good times he ha ... More
Date: Time Period: 1970s
Subject: Basketball | Poetry
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20445
Description: Yama talks about how much he loved basketball when he was younger, how it was his escape from the violence and turmoil in his life. Then, when his mother barred him from playing for his school team, h ... More
Date: Time Period: 1960 - 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20451
Description: Yama talks about growing up in Harlem and Northern Bronx. He recounts the various things he witnessed like gang violence and police brutality, and how he took solace from his struggles in basketball, ... More
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