gentrification

A wave of gentrification threatens Langston Hughes' house. But a group of Black artists are battling to save the historic house.

Gentrification is real and communities of color aren't the only ones who've noticed the drastic change in their neighborhoods.

The White man who was caught on video berating another White man about his White privilege is speaking out about the footage.

Apparently, a White man who is a "fighter" for a living discovered and settled what we know as Brooklyn.

Where is New Orleans 10 years later, take a look at this infographic to see how Hurricane Katrina affected the beloved city.

If you’ve been a New York City resident for some time, you’ve likely noticed how your once empty subway car is still packed with people,…

A lawyer has come forward to claim responsibility for the “exclusively for white people” stickers posted in several Austin, Texas businesses during the city’s popular…

I’ve spent my entire career as a civil rights activist and anti-violence advocate. I hear from folks all over the country about how fed-up they…

Spike Lee (pictured) and his criticism of the gentrification of New York, more specifically Brooklyn, was one of the most-buzzed about topics in the news yesterday. After…

Spike Lee (pictured) has spoken at length in times past about how his beloved borough of Brooklyn has changed over the years due to gentrification. Last night,…

Indianapolis is known for speed. And a new effort using an adjective for speed is trying to plan the future of Indianapolis’ Downtown and the neighborhoods that surround Downtown. The effort is called “Velocity” and its spurred by Indianapolis Downtown, Inc.  They’ve recruited a group of volunteers from business and civic organizations to tart to […]

NEW YORK — The Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York City, a historically Black neighborhood famously depicted in Spike Lee’s “Do The Right Thing,” is becoming more and more mixed due to a high influx of whites moving in. The white migration has made rent prices higher and forced many African Americans to move from […]