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National Emergency Summit on Gentrification

April 4-6, 2019


Gentrification: The New “Negro Removal” Program

Vantage Point by Dr. Ron Daniels

Common Questions

What is Gentrification?

Gentrification is a process of changing the character of a neighborhood through the influx of more affluent residents and businesses. This is a common and controversial topic in politics and in urban planning.

Why Is Gentrification Bad?

As neighborhoods become gentrified, the consumer need changes; therefore, creating more expensive and modern housing and markets which then run the locals (who are often black or Hispanic) out of town and can be a threat to small businesses because of the raise in renting a store space in a more modern area.

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April 5, 2019 Newark, NJ — Panelists from across the country shared their perspectives on the nature of the crisis and offered ideas for countering the devastating assault on Black communities.

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