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Go learn more about the gentrification of Denver while staying in temporary housing in Denver

Denver is experiencing gentrification and growing pains these days. While staying in temporary housing in Denver, get involved with the SEED Institute at Regis University and the Alliance for a Sustainable Colorado for a three night event, “Gentrification in Denver: The Challenges, the Possibilities and the People”. 60 more words

To Have and Have Not

I was so bummed. I desperately wanted to go to UCLA’s 32nd Annual Land Use Law & Planning Conference. Unfortunately, the $535 registration fee was a little too pricey for me. 862 more words


She Excels at Rap -- and Psychotherapy

Photo: Tim Clyne
Genesis Blu calls herself a “raptivist” — a mix of rapper and activist. She also works as a psychotherapist.

I heard Genesis Blu interviewed on National Public Radio (NPR) one day when I was driving and thought you might be interested. 547 more words

Sunday Smack: what about Harriet Tubman’s pussyhat?

Is this pink pussyhat on top of Harlem’s Harriet Tubman statue a symptom of the famed New York City neighborhood’s gentrification from black and brown to white? 73 more words


Hot Off the Presses

Defend Affordable Ypsi today is releasing its second zine, Perspectives on International Village, in which roughly fifteen people weigh in on gentrification in Ypsilanti, the International Village development proposal for… 53 more words

American Graffiti~Errol Spense vs Lamont Peterson

This All American donnybrook takes place this Saturday, January 20th at Barclays, a shiny new entertainment venue located in what used to be the graffiti covered working class neighborhoods of Brooklyn before New York suits upended the residents for… 740 more words