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Basic Black: Gentrification... and the tipping point

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Business | Politics

April 25, 2014

A November 2013 report by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland found that Boston is experiencing one of the fastest rates of gentrification of cities in the US. This week on Basic Black, we look at how gentrification changes the nature and culture of a community and how Boston's impacted communities are responding.


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Basic Black After The Broadcast: "Gentrification is like gravity..."

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Business | Politics

April 25, 2014

After the broadcast, the panelists consider what gentrification can mean when it is middle and upper class people of color who move into older neighborhoods. 


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Roxbury Discovered

Arts & Culture | Black Boston

Tours of Roxbury reveal its front-row seat to history, from the Revolutionary War to Malcolm X.

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Roxbury's "Living Legends": A Women's History Tour

Arts & Culture | Black Boston

Artist Susan Thompson participated as a “living legend” in a trolley tour March 19, examining the contributions of Roxbury women to Boston history. The tour was hosted by Discover Roxbury as part of their women’s history month celebrations.


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