Historically Black Neighborhoods

March 29, 2011, 9am PDT
The eastern Capital Hill neighborhood of Washington, D.C. was 87% black in 2000: new Census figures show the black population is now only 44% and 47% white. The Wall St. Journal talks to people in this changing community.
Washington Post
May 17, 2009, 5am PDT
In Bedford-Stuyvesant, the changes that gentrification have brought to the neighborhood are fundamental, not just cosmetic. One planner talks about how neighborhood character could be retained.
The Brooklyn Rail (via Feministing)