Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Black Gentrifiers & Chicago's Changing Neighborhoods (Emily Badger, Atlantic Cities)

"In most U.S. cities the word has generally come to imply the gradual taking of a place from one group (usually poor people, usually minorities) by another (usually middle- or upper-class whites). But in Bronzeville, a historically black neighborhood – once Chicago’s version of Harlem, the city’s “Black Metropolis” – the gentrifiers are black, too."

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