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Unpacking gentrification’s racial dynamics

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While “the changes in Point Breeze symbolize the stereotypical definition of gentrification, with young, white professionals moving into a low-income, African-American neighborhood,…this isn’t the whole story,” write WHYY News’ Aaron Moselle and Annette John-Hall. In the second article in the #WHYYGentrified series, Moselle and John-Hall report that census data on median income and jousting prices suggests that “those same young, white professionals are actually gentrifying low-income, white neighborhoods “faster than the black neighborhoods — a point that further complicates a situation already fraught with racial tensions.”

What role does race play, in neighborhoods like East Kensington and Point

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