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December 13, 2017, 8am PST
In an update to his 1986 movie "She's Gotta Have It," Spike Lee confronts the ways Brooklyn has changed since then, gentrification and racial tension included.
CityLab
November 29, 2017, 1pm PST
Los Angeles Times op-ed writer Erin Aubry Kaplan shares her feelings upon seeing whites return to Inglewood, California half a century after they fled. One consistent theme emerges: "Whatever black people have can be taken away."
Los Angeles Times
August 22, 2017, 5am PDT
A key committee of the Metropolitan Planning Organization for Shreveport, Louisiana approved a new highway through the neighborhood of Allendale, a historic but struggling neighborhood adjacent to downtown.
Shreveport Times
March 2, 2017, 10am PST
Natalie Moore details her experience in Chicago's Chatham neighborhood as the child of black home owners in a segregated city.
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