gentrification

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Rihanna Is the First Woman with Her Own LVMH Brand

This positions Rihanna as a breakthrough designer on a number of levels.

Inescapable Whiteness: “Vida” and the Gentrification of Boyle Heights

What does it mean to be a “real” Mexican in the United States?   Read more »

No Redlined Coffee: An Unapologetically Feminist Bookstore Thrives in Brooklyn

Everything about Kalima Desuze’s buzzworthy haven radiates with intention. Read more »

There Goes the Neighborhood: Can YIMBYs Reverse the Impact of Gentrification?

In cities with crunched markets, many people still can’t afford to buy or rent. Read more »

A City Divided: Gentrification Comes to “Riverdale”

The small-screen gentrification of the southside mimics real-life dynamics Read more »

Changing Home: “Halsey Street” Uses Gentrification As a Metaphor For Broken Relationships

Does improving an area come at the expense of its people? Read more »

Alynda Segarra of Hurray for the Riff Raff Is Writing A Whole Album About Gentrification

The musician talks about approaching politics, race, and identity in her music.  Read more »

Black Homes Matter: San Francisco’s Gentrification & the Fight to Save Midtown Park Apartments

Midtown residents have been on a rent strike since August 2015 and are refusing to pay the hikes in rent. This is the largest rent strike in San Francisco since 1978, when Ed Lee, the current mayor of San Francisco, organized residents of the Ping Yuen housing... Read more »