We Helped it Change

by Mahmoud Widdi

Mahmoud Widdi describes the influence his father had on their neighborhood and the way the community memorialized him by petitioning the city to name a street in his honor.

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Widdi, Mahmoud, Oral history interview conducted by Svetlana Kitto, September 27, 2018, Muslims in Brooklyn oral histories, 2018.006.43; Brooklyn Historical Society.

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