Posts Tagged: gentrification

Rally stands up to Catholic Church’s attempt to gentrify Brookland corridor

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Residents and their supporters rallied outside the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, also called the National Basilica, to...

Black community in Bradenton fights highway that would harm historic neighborhoods

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The flyover would likely cause property values to nosedive due to traffic, noise and air pollution. Community safety and economic development would su...

Boston activists tell Rahm Emanuel: No $ for Pigs, Fund Black Futures

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Eyewitness report from protest at Harvard University against Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

San Francisco’s largest redevelopment project a toxic mix of environmental racism, gentrification

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A U.S. Navy-sponsored review of the radioactive clean-up at the former shipyard in San Francisco's Bayview-Hunter's Point revealed massive fraud by fe...

Anti-imperialists at Seattle MLK march say no to gentrification

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Marchers pointed to King's immortal words about the "three evils of society- racism, militarism and capitalism."

Chicago Demands Justice for Laquan, Not Money for Amazon

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We will fight for a Chicago where racist police are held accountable for killing Black people, for a Chicago that welcomes and accommodates all people...

Housing is a right: defend Uptown Tent City in Chicago

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We're going to take to the streets and stay in the streets until every one has a home. Housing is a human right.

Correction: NYC commissioner is big-time, not small-time, shill for developers

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Thanks for your letter, Mr. Cantor, but what makes you qualified to make decisions affecting the lives of tens of thousands of working class people in...

Manhattan Borough President rejects rezoning plan after East Harlem protests

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The struggle is far from over, as the plan will now be taken up by the City Planning Commission and then the City Council.

East Harlem community members emphatically reject rezoning plan

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The stage was stormed four hours into Manhattan Community Board 11’s meeting last night discussing a new gentrification scheme.