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Washington, D.C. Set To Battle $1 Billion Gentrification Lawsuit

Seven years ago, The New York Times reported that, for the first time in history, black residents no longer comprised the majority population of our nation’s capital…

White Woman Targets Black Oakland Residents For Barbecuing In The Park

Living while black seems be a battle these days with police being called on people of color for hanging out in Starbucks, playing golf or taking a nap. Recently, a group…

Former Obama Staffer Accused Of Burglary While Moving Into His Own Apartment

The NYPD responded to a 911 call of a “burglary in process” in an Upper West Side, Manhattan five-story walk-up Friday (April 27). The dispatcher said “somebody was…

5 Reasons Why Bodegas (A ‘Hood Staple) Should Remain Untouched

Bodegas are as fundamental to New York City as the subway. These friendly neighborhood mom-and-pop corner stores are a cross between a 24-hour deli and a convenient…

Gentrifiers Are Taking Over Thailand And Begging For Money To Enjoy Their Vacations

There’s a new trend happening in Thailand and other Southeast Asian countries: where wypipo arrive and beg on the streets to fund their vacations, reports Blavity. This…

Carmelo Anthony Reportedly Withdraws Support Of Crown Heights Armory Project

New York Knicks star player Carmelo Anthony reportedly withdrew his funds from a contentious development project in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, the New York Daily News

This Guy Raised $13K For Comedy Series On Washington Heights Gentrification

Chris Myers, 27, plans to launch a web series called Guap that explores gentrification and how it affects a Dominican family from Washington Heights that is on the verge…

This Artist Collective In Philadelphia Is Documenting Gentrification In The Community

In Philadelphia, a community that is rapidly gentrifying, one artist collective is taking steps to empower its residents by re-imagining black futures within the city…

‘Gente-Fied’ Hilariously Explores What Happens When Gringos Infiltrate The Barrio

Gentrification isn’t just plaguing New York’s most culturally significant neighborhoods – South Bronx, Uptown, Bedstuy – it’s also troubling barrios across the nation…