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Fears voiced about gentrification at film screening

Documentary about Seattle sparks concerns in Leimert Park LEIMERT PARK — A screening of “On the Brink,” a new documentary about the gentrification of Seattle’s Central District — a former black enclave — sparked a discussion Sept. 20 at the KAOS Network. A panel featuring Ben Caldwell, executive director of the KAOS Network; Donald King, Read More…

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THE X FACTOR: Lori Gay speaks on gentrification in Los Angeles

Earlier this month, we celebrated the life and legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. while commemorating the 50th anniversary of his assassination. Toward the end of his life, King wanted to broaden his message and civil rights efforts by shifting his focus to the fight on poverty, employment and equal housing opportunities. With Read More…