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"DOWN THESE MEAN STREETS" - BY PIRI THOMAS - PERFORMED BY JAMIL MENA

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"Down These Mean Streets" is a story about Latin diaspora and immigration. It follows the story of a Puerto Rican youth as he struggles to find his place in the world. Jamil Mena portrayed the author as a hyperactive kid who stumbles down the wrong path, opening and closing the performance by yelling, "HERE I AM WORLD!" from an East Harlem rooftop.