All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Gentrification’

Uma Thurman’s Brother Can’t Afford Bed-Stuy, Gentrification Grows In Brooklyn

Rising cost of rent in New York has long been a problem, so much so that even a movie star’s brother can’t get the property he desires in Brooklyn. Uma Thurman’s brother Mipam Thurman missed out on some prime real estate in the now-classy neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant in Brooklyn because of its price tags. “Unfortunately, I was outbid and lost …

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Gentrification: Spike Lee Explodes Into Expletive-Filled Rant

Famed film director Spike Lee burst into an expletive-filled rant when an audience member posed a question regarding the gentrification of the New York boroughs at an African-American History Month lecture on Tuesday held at Brooklyn’s Pratt Institute. Lee, who was raised in the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn, claims that it is no longer the same place he grew …

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