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brooklyn, colin kaepernick, gentrification, nfl, nfl national anthem protests, nfl protests, san francisco, san francisco 49ers, why they kneel -

To examine the injustice and inequality that prompted some NFL players to protest during the national anthem, each week, for the remainder of the NFL season, The Root will explore the data behind racial disparities in the two cities represented in the National Football League’s premiere matchup—Monday Night Football.

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cat brooks, gentrification, libby schaaf, news, oakland, oakland california, progressive politics -

Oakland, Calif., has long been a bastion of historical and cultural reverie in blackness. The “Detroit of the West” holds a special place in African-American esteem: Oakland incubated a nascent Black Panther Party; gave us Hieroglyphics, Too Short, and MC Hammer; and nurtured icons such as Elaine Brown, Zedanya, and

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angela yee, becky, becky by the book, brooklyn woman steals dog from bakery, crown heights, gentrification, kim vann, peak becky, the bakery on bergen, the beckery -

We know, we know, we throw the word “Becky” around a lot in these parts. But sometimes, there really is no other word that qwhite captures that particular blend of Caucasity, entitlement, split ends and aggressive victimhood.

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Daveed Diggs, Gentrification, Movies, Oakland -

Blindspotting is a film about gentrification that never stops screwing with its audience. It opens with establishing shots of Oakland, California, set to Giuseppe Verdi’s joyful “Drinking Song” from La Traviata. But it closes with the menacing, bass-heavy tones of “Not a Game,” a rap song by the film’s stars and co-writers, Daveed Diggs and […]

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All Day, Charlie Rose, Daily Dose, Gentrification, Joe Morgan, Living Single, Tyrese, Vans -

What’s up, gang? We’re closing in on Turkey Day, but the news doesn’t stop, so let’s end the week strong. I’ll be on Outside the Lines at 1 p.m. Tuesday, then also doing Around the Horn at 5 p.m. on ESPN. Tune in! Embiid is a legend pic.twitter.com/zLLSMf2unK — Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) November 21, […]

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Ft. Lauderdale, gentrification, Miguel Pilgram, National, News, Race, Sistrunk Boulevard, The Pilgram Group -

After hitting a $52 million jackpot in 2010, a South Florida businessman used his winnings […]

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chicago, Englewood, featured, gentrification, News, Whole Foods -

Think oil and water. Lions lying down with lambs. Whole Foods Markets, Inc., opening an […]

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featured, gentrification, Historically Black Colleges, News, Texas Southern University -

Gentrification. A term coined during the 1960s, it’s a concept that’s become hotly contested in […]

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Brooklyn, Crown Heights, Gentrification, News, Summerhill BK -

A new cocktail bar in Crown Heights recently issued a press release bragging about a wall covered in bullet holes, but the holes might not even be real.

The post White-owned bar in gentrified Brooklyn brags about fake bullet holes appeared first on theGrio.

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Anti-Blackness, colonialism, gentrification, Opinion, police violence, slavery -

Everybody knows that anti-Black racism is the backbone of the United States’ society. It is […]

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Commentary, D.C., Gentrification, Washington -

“Chocolate City,” referring to Washington, D.C.’s nearly 70 percent black population in the latter part of the 20th century, has been transformed in front of my very eyes. Fewer black folks in the city today is truly ironic, partly because this detraction is due to the sport that is known typically for lacking enough chocolate. […]

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Gentrification, Harlem, Little Apple, Living, Web Series -

Little Apple is a new self-titled web series that tackles real-life issues of a young Black girl growing up in a changing neighborhood.

The post Web series ‘Little Apple’ tells story of girl growing up in gentrified Harlem appeared first on theGrio.

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detroit, discrimination, featured, Flint, gentrification, infrastructure, lead, lead poisoning, News, water -

Water is essential for life. Without it, the average person would die after four days. […]

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Black Residents Leaving Chicago, chicago violence, gentrification, National, News, Race -

Where have all the Black Chicagoans gone? That’s the question on everyone’s mind, as the […]

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baltimore, black mayors, featured, Freddie Gray Baltimore, gentrification, minimum wage increase, News, Politics -

What are Black elected officials doing to help their Black constituents? What is the purpose […]

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Gentrification, NCAA, NCB, Scholarships -

When Tremont Waters was in sixth grade, his hometown of New Haven, Connecticut, was the fourth-most dangerous city in the nation on a per-capita basis, with 34 murders and 893 assaults. His neighborhood of Newhallville once produced “The Gun that Won the West,” the mighty Winchester rifle. But when the factory and its 19,000 jobs […]

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Collard Greens, Gentrification, neiman marcus, News, Viral News, Whitewashing -

Neiman Marcus has just released their Christmas catalog, including one incredibly overpriced entry for collard greens.

The post Neiman Marcus’ $66 collard greens sparks #GentrifiedGreens outrage appeared first on theGrio.

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Alfre Woodard, Community, Entertainment, Gentrification, Harlem, Justice, Luke Cage, Mariah Dillard, Marvel, Police, Video -

‘Luke Cage’ is a bulletproof black man fighting in the streets for justice — and he just might be the hero we all need. Marvel’s highly anticipated Netflix series premieres Friday, and theGrio got the scoop with cast member and award-winning actress Alfre Woodard. In the show, Woodard plays a Harlem politician named Mariah Hillard, a Howard […]

The post Alfre Woodard says Mike Colter’s ’Luke Cage’ is the perfect superhero appeared first on theGrio.

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black on black crime, Black-on-Black, Editor's Picks, gentrification, News Video, poverty, ray lewis, Saints Will Smith, Stephen A. Smith -

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wu_DtbhJa0k&nohtml5=False Sports commentator and journalist Stephen A. Smith talks about gentrification and poverty as […]

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batman, bruce wayne, dc comics, Entertainment, gentrification, police violence, superhero -

The latest issue of DC’s Batman comic addresses urban gentrification and police brutality, two pressing […]

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Black Homeowners, gentrification, hurricane katrina, Lower ninth ward, National, new orleans, new orleans recovery, News -

This week marks the official 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the storm that devastated New […]

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