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Allen. Ray, Allen, Ray. Bronx African American History Project Jun 2004

Allen. Ray, Allen, Ray. Bronx African American History Project

Oral Histories

Interviewee: Mr. Ray Allen

Interviewer: Dr. Mark Naison

Date: June 29, 2004

Summarized by: Estevan Román

Mr. Ray Allen is (was) an actor, singer and an organizer of theater and education programs in the Bronx. He is an African American of Caribbean descent, born on the island of Curacao, which is a part of the Netherland Antilles. His mother, Evelyn, was from the island of Anguilla. He moved to the Bronx on December 9th, 1968 at the age of 14. He came after his father had passed away from a heart attack and Ray and his second sister were ...