But gentrification is kicking them out of their building
Gentrifying a neighborhood happens when property values are raised by the neighborhood “improving” or when property is taken to build new buildings for “rich” people. Either way, low-income people can’t afford to stay in their homes.
And, now, years after this song, Columbia University is taking over housing in West Harlem to expand its campus-which people from Harlem can not access.
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