The Sad Side Of Gentrification by Giovannah Philippeaux

Does anyone ever really see the faces of those negatively effected by gentrification? Do we consider those evicted and left without a home or community all in the name of gentrification? We get so comfortable in our daily lives that we often ignore those who do not share our privilege or those who pay the cost for our privilege. I am guilty of this practice as well.

This story shares the experiences of just one man who has been evicted multiple times and has lost his community all for gentrification, all for the privilege of the few who benefit from his loss. Yes our privilege does come at an expense, when we take someone else losses. The only real solution is to share equally and unbiasedly, but when will that begin to happen?

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