GENTRIFICATION in West Oakland

By Maleena Lawrence

West Oakland residents living in a historical community are baring witness to the impact of GENTRIFICATION and the misuse of cultural stereotypes to bring about renewal to a rich neighborhood where developers prey on the deterioration of beautiful victorians and blighted properties to price-out and push-out Constituents who are part of a generational legacy of homeowners or renters.

Change is inevitable...How we Transform is the test in this gruesome quest.

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