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Gentrification and Black People in DC

Our economic research reveals the following:  there is not a single city in the United States of America where the majority of Black people resident before gentrification have been better off post-gentrification. Not one.
In every single case, Black income and wealth are lower, significantly so.

I mention this because of a comment I made to DC Mayor Bowser at a Forum on Development in Anacostia, Washington, DC.

Here is my original comment before the DC City Council:

The Mayor appears to believe that this is simply not an issue.

My comment and the Mayor's response can be heard at minute 42:00 here:

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