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Kevin Hart, SNL Take on Gentrification in Bushwick, Brooklyn

Kevin Hart, SNL Take on Gentrification in Bushwick, Brooklyn

by Jamilah King on January 20 2015, 11:13AM

It’s now a laughing matter.

Topics: Culture

Dispatch from Highland Park: Gentrification, Displacement and the Disappearance of Latino Businesses

Dispatch from Highland Park: Gentrification, Displacement and the Disappearance of Latino Businesses

by Aura Bogado on January 20 2015, 7:00AM

Latino-owned stores seem to be disappearing in L.A.’s Highland Park at an alarming rate. Aura Bogado reflects on race, ownership, class and change in this quickly gentrifying neighborhood.

Topics: Dispatches, Society

Video: What It's Like to Get Kicked Out of Your Neighborhood Play

Video: What It’s Like to Get Kicked Out of Your Neighborhood

by Jamilah King on January 15 2015, 11:00AM

Kai takes us on a tour of his neighborhood in San Francisco’s Mission district.

Topics: Culture

San Francisco Muralists Sue Realtor For Using Art to Sell Luxury Condos

San Francisco Muralists Sue Realtor For Using Art to Sell Luxury Condos

by Jamilah King on January 9 2015, 11:52AM

The lawsuit was filed this week in federal court.

Topics: Culture

A Look at Williamsburg's Puerto Rican Past and Present Play

A Look at Williamsburg’s Puerto Rican Past and Present

by Jamilah King on September 29 2014, 2:14PM

It wasn’t always one of America’s white hipster capitols.

Topics: Culture

Brokers Call East New York 'The New Frontier'

Brokers Call East New York ‘The New Frontier’

by Aura Bogado on July 31 2014, 2:27PM

Part rental, part Manifest Destiny?

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Crime Writer Rachel Howzell Hall Explores South L.A.'s Gentrification

Crime Writer Rachel Howzell Hall Explores South L.A.’s Gentrification

by Jamilah King on July 29 2014, 10:15AM

She says that her hometown has a story to tell.

Topics: Culture

Chicana Artist Yolanda Lopez to Host 'Eviction Garage Sale'

Chicana Artist Yolanda Lopez to Host ‘Eviction Garage Sale’

by Jamilah King on June 26 2014, 12:37PM

It will feature accessories that she’ll have to part with when she’s evicted from her Mission District home of 40 years.

Topics: Culture

Nation's Oldest Black-Owned Bookstore Gets Evicted

Nation’s Oldest Black-Owned Bookstore Gets Evicted

by Jamilah King on May 9 2014, 11:52AM

Marcus Books has been fighting to stay at its location for a year and a half.

Topics: Culture

RZA: Gentrification Is 'Just the Natural Process in America'

RZA: Gentrification Is ‘Just the Natural Process in America’

by Jamilah King on April 15 2014, 10:56AM

But we have more control over America’s fair housing crisis than we think.

Topics: Culture

Gentrification Report: Black and Latino Displacement Is Remaking the Bay Area

Gentrification Report: Black and Latino Displacement Is Remaking the Bay Area

by Julianne Hing on April 7 2014, 10:47AM

Black and Latino populations in San Francisco and Oakland’s gentrifying neighborhoods have fallen amidst an influx of white residents.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

San Francisco Says Goodbye to Iconic Gay Latino Bar 'Esta Noche'

San Francisco Says Goodbye to Iconic Gay Latino Bar ‘Esta Noche’

by Jamilah King on February 27 2014, 5:00PM

The legendary venue announced that it’s closing.

Topics: Culture

Spike Lee Gets Real About Brooklyn's Gentrification

Spike Lee Gets Real About Brooklyn’s Gentrification

by Jamilah King on February 26 2014, 11:04AM

Put simply: Gentrification destroys the character of black neighborhoods, and he’s seen it first hand. Listen.

Topics: Culture, Politics

NYC's Gentrification, Seen Through Google Street View GIFs

NYC’s Gentrification, Seen Through Google Street View GIFs

by Jamilah King on February 19 2014, 12:42PM

Incredible images that show a devastating reality.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Google May House Startups in San Francisco's Historic Latino Community

Google May House Startups in San Francisco’s Historic Latino Community

by Jamilah King on February 17 2014, 1:13PM

The city’s Mission District continues to be Ground Zero for tech-driven gentrification.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Comic Explains San Francisco's Class War, by the Numbers

Comic Explains San Francisco’s Class War, by the Numbers

by Jamilah King on February 13 2014, 3:56PM

Read Susie Cagel’s comic over at Medium.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Where Do San Francisco's Evicted Go?

Where Do San Francisco’s Evicted Go?

by Julianne Hing on December 13 2013, 7:00AM

In San Francisco a loophole in California law is allowing speculators to push residents out of their apartments. The question is, where do they go?

Topics: Economy

What Tech Startup CEO Greg Gopman Doesn't Know About SF's 'Degenerates' He Insulted

What Tech Startup CEO Greg Gopman Doesn’t Know About SF’s ‘Degenerates’ He Insulted

by Julianne Hing on December 11 2013, 5:57PM

How’s about that “open discussion” you wanted, Greg Gopman?

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Anti-Eviction Protestors Block Google Bus in San Francisco

Anti-Eviction Protestors Block Google Bus in San Francisco

by Jamilah King on December 9 2013, 3:28PM

Median rent in San Francisco? $3,414 a month.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Former San Francisco Mayor Criticizes 'White-Male-Dominated' Techies For 'Class Warfare'

Former San Francisco Mayor Criticizes ‘White-Male-Dominated’ Techies For ‘Class Warfare’

by Jamilah King on November 26 2013, 2:54PM

Willie Brown thinks that the city’s techies are creating class warfare. He has a point.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

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