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Spike Lee explains expletive-filled rant about NYC gentrification

USA TODAY - 26 Feb 2014
Film director Spike Lee railed against gentrification in New York City in an expletive-filled speech this week. Lee grew up in the Fort Greene neighborhood in Brooklyn. His parents still live there. "Why does it take an influx of white New Yorkers in ...

Gentrification Enablers

Weekly Challenger - 20 Jul 2017
There is a pattern that has developed within the current city's administration. A couple of years ago, the city put out a request for proposal (RFP) for the 14 acres of vacant land across the street from the Manhattan Casino. There were several ...

Is East New York for real?

The Real Deal Magazine - 20 Jul 2017
Bell views the neighborhood as an ideal location for affordable housing, given the potential for gentrification moving forward. “It's got a lot of homeownership,” he said. “People don't realize how may single family, two-family, three-family homes ...

How Eastside Café Fought Gentrification and Won

L.A. Weekly - 21 Jul 2017
Leon Arellano stands on a stage in front of Eastside Café and shouts into a megaphone. His fist is clenched tight, and he extends it high into the air as he makes a proclamation: “When I say 'No!' You say 'gentrification!'” A few dozen people in the ...

​Task force to study gentrification in Birmingham

Birmingham Business Journal - 18 Jul 2017
A new task force is being created to study gentrification in the city of Birmingham and suggest policy changes in light of its findings. Mayor William Bell announced the formation of the Birmingham Task Force on Preserving Dynamic and Diverse ...

Gentrification fears push bikeshare out of Mission

Curbed SF - 18 Jul 2017
Ford Motor Company's app-enabled bike sharing program GoBike is all over downtown San Francisco, SoMa, and the length of Market Street, but despite the company's clear intentions to expand further into the Mission, the San Francisco Examiner says that ...

FOX 11 News IN DEPTH: Highland Park Gentrification

FOX 11 Los Angeles - 16 Jul 2017
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (FOX 11) - This is our 21st show and our third entirely in a community exploring local issues. This week we visit Highland Park in Northeast LA. The overriding issue here is gentrification. There have been demonstrations and a ...

Who's Winning and Losing in the Boyle Heights Gentrification War

L.A. Weekly - 18 Jul 2017
On a warm weekday afternoon in late June, a couple of young radicals with handmade protest signs were resting in the shade of the kiosk in Mariachi Plaza. They were coming from one anti-gentrification protest in Boyle Heights and would soon be heading ...

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