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Harlem Gentrification

On Friday, Pope Francis Will Visit A Rapidly Gentrifying New York City Neighborhood

Katerina Rosen | Posted 09.21.2016 | New York
Katerina Rosen

When Pope Francis visits Our Lady Queen of Angels School on Friday, he will meet young, Harlem students with a bright future ahead of them. They live in an up and coming neighborhood where improvements are rampant. To ensure that they can keep living there and reap some of the benefits of gentrification, affordable housing must be made increasingly available as the neighborhood changes.

Has Gentrification of New York's Harlem Neighborhood Stirred Up Prejudice Against LGBTQ Residents?

Irene Monroe | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Irene Monroe

I'm told that, oddly, the resentment toward white queer people taking up residence in Harlem has been expressed more openly toward black queer people, in the form of homophobic and transphobic slurs and attacks.

Jermaine Spradley

Gentrification Hasn't Been Good To Black Neighborhoods, Candidate Says | Jermaine Spradley | Posted 08.22.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- Bill Thompson lamented how gentrification has changed the ethnic makeup of Harlem as he strategized Wednesday how to maximize black voter ...

The Imaginative Power of 99% Politics: Occupy Wall Street Spreads Uptown

Sujatha Fernandes | Posted 01.14.2012 | Black Voices
Sujatha Fernandes

The 99% is a heterogeneous construct. Factors of race, ethnicity, age, and privilege constitute real obstacles to collaboration, a problem compounded by the tendency of groups to work within enclaves.