In the second part of Brooklyn Deep’s exploration of historic Weeksville, Mark Winston Griffith sits down one-on-one with Rob Fields, the new President and Executive Director of the Weeksville Heritage Center. As a caretaker of Central Brooklyn’s past and a cultivator of its cultural present and future, Rob discusses the role of Weeksville Heritage Center in keeping Black Brooklyn resilient in the face of relentless gentrification.
Followed by a “Tell ‘Em Why You Mad” moment from our very own, Veralyn Williams.
Music heard in this episode was found via The Lost Jazz Shrines of Weeksville project and include clips from:
- Horace Silver Quintet: “Cookin at The Continental”
Intro and Outro theme Music:
“City Survival” by MC K-Swift featuring TreZure Empire.