685 October 11, 2019 We Come From Small Places The staff goes to one of the biggest parties in New York City, the Labor Day Carnival and the West Indian American Day Parade in Brooklyn. Download Share a clip Transcript Richard Louissaint Photos Drums, Oil, and Early Morning Devil Horns People come from all over the world to attend one of the biggest parties in New York City. We asked the photographer Richard Louissaint to go to J'ouvert and the West Indian Day parade to document the day. Prologue Prologue ByNeil Drumming Guest host Neil Drumming wonders what it would be like to know exactly where he’s from. (4 minutes) Act One ByImani Brown Writer and poet Imani Brown takes us through her experience at the parade that takes place in the early hours before the parade. (11 minutes) Act Two ByMarlon BishopNadia Reiman Producers Marlon Bishop and Nadia Reiman go inside a heated steel pan competition and meet a mother and daughter who could be competing together for the last time. (18 minutes) Song:“Hookin’ Meh” by Farmer Nappy Act Three ByIra Glass Our regular host Ira Glass talks to some Hasidic Jews who also live in the neighborhood to get a different take on the parade. (10 minutes) Act Four ByNeil DrummingJessica Lussenhop One of New York’s biggest and most successful masquerade bands goes down the parade route for the last time. (10 minutes) Song:“We Ready” by Champion Gyal Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 98: Throwing the First Punch Mar. 27, 1998 Act One: I'd Probably Slug Jesus Manny Howard talks with Paul Tough about why he loved fighting in bars and on the street, and about how hard it is to quit. 676: Here’s Looking at You, Kid May 31, 2019 Act Two: Grownups Know Things Eleanor Gordon-Smith tells the story of a woman who wants to know why she was taken away from her mom as a kid. 391: More Is Less Oct. 9, 2009 Act Two: Every Cat Scan Has Nine Lives Or is the problem the patients? Producer Lisa Pollak reports. Staff RecommendationsView all 550 Mar. 13, 2015 Three Miles What happens when of a group of public school students in the Bronx goes to visit an elite private school three miles away. 218 Aug. 9, 2002 Act V A group of inmates at a high-security prison stage a production of the last act of Hamlet.