Lawyers: Breonna Taylor Warrant Connected To Gentrification Plan

By Phillip M. Bailey and Tessa Duvall, Louisville Courier Journal.   -

"Breonna’s home should never have had police there in the first place," the attorneys wrote in the filing. "When the layers are peeled back, the origin of Breonna’s home being raided by police [...]

Black Workers Protest Union-Busting Boston Gentrifier

By Boston Bureau, Workers World. -

A June 16 action for eight laid-off workers — organized just four days after the announcement they had been fired — drew about 100 people. They were protesting at their place of work, College [...]

De Blasio Rejects Community’s Plan For Bushwick Rezoning

By Jake Offenhartz, Gothamist.com -

Mayor Bill de Blasio has rejected a community-driven rezoning proposal for Bushwick, dealing a significant blow to local residents who spent years drafting a blueprint aimed at addressing [...]

Poor Neighborhoods Need More Than ‘Investment’

By Amadi Anene, Otherwords.org -

Where some of us see distressed neighborhoods — where families endure poverty and homes fall into disrepair — others see dollar signs. In fact, the Trump administration now brands them [...]

Gentrification vs. Revitalization: The Fight For Affordable Housing In San Francisco

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

A close up look at the epicenter of the nation's affordable housing crisis: San Francisco. We sit down with local residents and activists to hear about the manifold problems that gave rise to [...]

Gentrification vs. Revitalization: The Fight For Affordable Housing In San Francisco

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

A close up look at the epicenter of the nation's affordable housing crisis: San Francisco. We sit down with local residents and activists to hear about the manifold problems that gave rise to [...]

Gentrification: The New ‘Negro Removal’ Program

By Dr. Ron Daniels, IBW21.org. -

Gentrification has emerged as a major threat to Black communities that have been centers for Black business/economic development, cultural and civic life for generations. Gentrification has [...]

Gentrification: The New “Negro Removal” Program

By Dr. Ron Daniels, Ibw21.org -

Gentrification has emerged as a major threat to Black communities that have been centers for Black business/economic development, cultural and civic life for generations. Gentrification has [...]

Amazon’s Billion-Dollar Shakedown Of America’s Cities

By Jacob Sugarman, Truthdig.com -

If one required reminding of the Democratic Party’s complete capitulation to corporate interests, to say nothing of the country’s as a whole, he or she need only have listened to New York City [...]

Not Just Rich People And Cafes: Toward A Socialist Understanding Of Gentrification

By Yasmina Mrabet, Liberationschool.org -

Gentrification is the systematic process of displacing poor people from a community and replacing them with more affluent people, all in the interest of profit. It has become a primary local [...]

A March On Jeju Island

By Buddy Bell, Vcnv.org -

On the cusp of July and August, nearly 200 students and 150 adults participated in a 3-day march in opposition to the construction of a second airport on Jeju-Do, South Korea. The plans include [...]

Remembering Grenfell: Who Are Our Cities For?

By Chuck Collins, Inequality.org -

One year ago this week I was in London, speaking at a conference on global inequality at the London School of Economics.  The morning of June 14, I could see smoke rising from the Kensington [...]

New Hopkins Hotel Gets Biggest Slice Of Neighborhood Grant Pie

By Mark Reutter, Baltimorebrew.com -

With today’s approval of a resolution of support by the mayor and the Board of Estimates, the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development will release another $800,000 of BRNI funds [...]

Only 4 Out Of 20 #AmazonHQ2 Finalists Have Released Bids

By Beryl Lipton, Muckrock.com -

The retail company has knocked out 90% of the competing cities - here’s the finalists that released their bids, and the ones that are still holding out. The growing global retailer Amazon has [...]

She Fought As Black Panther. Will Gentrification Force Her Out?

By Sam Levin, theguardian.com -

In America’s ‘hottest housing market’, one woman’s fight to keep her home has become a rallying cry against the displacement of communities of color. One by one, Frances Moore has watched friends [...]

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