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Brookland Manor v. Gentrification
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Brookland Manor v. Gentrification

By Alexa Imani Spencer, News Contributing Columnist Posted 8:30 AM EST, Fri., Sept. 23, 2016 Gentrification has taken a toll on urban communities throughout Washington D.C. Hundreds of predominantly Black families have been forced out of their homes to accommodate redevelopment. In an effort to save Brookland Manor Apartments, Adriann Borum and another unnamed tenant, joined by community-based organization,…