Desha Wilson has lived in Milwaukee’s Riverwest neighborhood for 37 years, but gentrification has made him feel like an outsider in his own community.
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Resilient Neighborhoods: Detroit nonprofits respond to the gentrification question
From the emergence of restaurants and bars like Slows Bar BQ and The Sugar House to the redevelopment of the former Tiger Stadium grounds into the Corner Ballpark by the Detroit Police Athletic League ...
Pilsen Residents Say Landmark Designation Might Save Buildings, But It Won’t Stop Gentrification
Despite the assurances of city officials, many Pilsen residents remain opposed to a historic landmark district for the neighborhood.
DC native filmmaker tackles Northeast gentrification in ‘Residue’ on Netflix
Gentrification has dramatically transformed parts of D.C. over the past decade. Filmmaker Merawi Gerima explores the changes in the film “Residue.” ...
These Fraternity Brothers Are Buying Back Their Neighborhood To Stop The Spread Of Gentrification
Two members of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity decided to make some money and buy back their neighborhood to help locals stay in their homes.
What Is Gentrification? How It Works, Who It Affects, and What to Do About It
But what does gentrification even mean? Coined in 1964 by British sociologist Ruth Glass, its five, fancy-sounding syllables can trip up older community members and new activists alike. Here, we'll ...
My Block My Hood My City founder Jahmal Cole on why he started his organization, M3's goals
The origins of Chicago organization My Block My Hood My City trace back to a session Jahmal Cole had with students in the Cook County Jail.
‘Vampires vs. the Bronx’ Thrusts a Wooden Stake Into the Heart of Gentrification
“SNL changed my whole life,” he notes ... the Bronx, the block’s bodega is in danger of succumbing to gentrification. Casting was just as precise for the three bright leads who assemble ...
Demonstrators march, speak out against inequality and gentrification
inequality and gentrification in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood. "Every day I wake up, I hold myself accountable," said Myriam Wane, founder of Cincinnati for Justice. "How can I be a better ...
Denver native fights gentrification with Buy Back the Block fundraiser
After years of gentrification ... restore the neighborhood’s culture by buying back the neighborhood, block by block. “Buildings being demolished, the cultural history being changed and ...
The Stages of Gentrification, as Told by Restaurant Openings
“A focus on food shows how patchwork neighborhood change often results from these small and piecemeal entrepreneurship efforts, and that the creep of gentrification and displacement often moves ...