Nonfiction

383: David Gonzalez

This Times journalist is particularly astute about New York’s Puerto Rican neighborhoods, so you’d think he’d be eager to see the new West Side Story. You’d be wrong. “I don’t like someone who doesn’t know my culture, doesn’t know my language, doesn’t know my community . . . I don’t really need to see West Side Story. I really don’t.” Who gets to tell our stories, and how are our stories told?

Person: Rev. John C. Flynn
Place: 858 Beck St., The Bronx
Thing: a camera
Randy’s Place: Nyack, NY

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