How 'Woke' Liberals Convince Themselves That Gentrifying Is Okay
As a gentrifier myself, I decided to study how we justify what we're doing.
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How Miami Locals Are Dealing with the City's Rent Crisis
Here's how people can actually afford to live in Florida's most happening city.
Seattle's Fight to Save The Showbox, Its Most Important Venue
Artists like Pearl Jam and Duke Ellington once graced its stage. Now activists are trying to save it from demolition.
Photos of Life in 'Portugal's Toughest Neighborhood'
Photographer José Ferreira's new project captures a marginalized community as it's torn down.
Fried Chicken Restaurant Takes Down 'Insensitive' Paintings of Rappers After Outcry
A new restaurant in a gentrifying area of DC received backlash from locals for paintings that showed rappers as chickens.
Browsing Black History
On Turning Racist White People into Memes to Cope with Collective Trauma
While names like #BBQBecky and #PoolsidePete are catchy (and funny), many believe the terms for white people weaponizing 911 calls against Black people in blatantly innocuous situations is a form of dealing with pain.
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What Happens When Latinx People Gentrify Latinx Communities
LA's Boyle Heights is gentrifying despite a battle to ward off outsiders, and Latinx people may have something to do with that.
New York City Sued Airbnb Operators For Allegedly Posing As Fake Hosts
A $20.7 million lawsuit implicates a ring of real estate agents and companies posting multiple listings on sites like Airbnb, HomeAway and VRBO.
How to Get a Job at Amazon’s HQ2 if You Really Want It
Amazon is invading Queens, New York and Arlington, Virginia with thousands of jobs and societal disruption. Here’s what you need to know before you join the Jeff Bezos empire.
Michael Che Is Raising Money for the NYC Housing Projects He Grew Up In
An upcoming comedy benefit show created an opportunity for the comedian to bring awareness to the city's public housing crisis.
The Flatbush Zombies Talk About How Gentrification is Taking the Seasoning Out of Brooklyn
"That’s why I like local spots. You don’t even have to say the sandwich you want, they know the sandwich you want."
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Despite Everything, I Still Love New York
The city isn't the same. That doesn't mean we should give up on it.