BRONX “DECADE OF FIRE”

MetroFocus | September 23, 2020

In the 1970s, 80% of the South Bronx burned to the ground. Now, one resident activist is uncovering the untold story behind the fires and the community that chose to resist, remain and rebuild.

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Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America is a multi-platform public media initiative that provides a deeper understanding of the impact of poverty on American society. Major funding for this initiative is provided by The JPB Foundation. Additional funding is provided by Ford Foundation.

Aired on February 7, 2020.