You can’t just come in the neighborhood and start bogarting On Gentrification by Spike Lee

A term perhaps most often used in relation to the hogging of a joint, but can be used generally for any selfish appropriation as in the case here of gentrification.

The term derives from the famous actor Humphrey Bogart due to his tendency to hold a cigarette in the corner of his mouth.

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On 125th Street, On Gentrification by Spike Lee

125th St. here is being used as a metonym for Harlem for which it is often considered the “main street”—it is home, for example, to the famous Apollo Theatre, an African American historical landmark.

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165 Washington Park. On Gentrification by Spike Lee

Though not for sale, Zillow estimates the current value for this property, Lee’s childhood home, at nearly 3 million dollars.

To give a sense of the “land rush” going on in Brooklyn at this time, Real Estate Weekly estimates that nearly 2 billion dollars worth of land was bought by apartment developers in Brooklyn in 2013.

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Students and teachers can annotate for everyone to see; Rap Genius, Curriculet, and Digital Annotation in the Classroom by Gabe Baker

The Poetry Genius Education video nicely illuminates this process:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XFLnBNWrIZU

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A quick scan through the collection reveals that classrooms are using Rap Genius to collaborate on annotating all manner of texts. Rap Genius, Curriculet, and Digital Annotation in the Classroom by Gabe Baker

Or just check out our Classroom Projects page to see the extent and variety of teachers using the site:

http://poetry.rapgenius.com/Genius-educators-classroom-projects-annotated

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In a more literal, foundational sense the word gobstopper implies something so astounding that it literally shuts your gob. Rap Genius, Curriculet, and Digital Annotation in the Classroom by Gabe Baker

The fictional Gobstopper candy from Willy Wonka was also “everlasting” in its layers of sweetness; in a sense annotation (particularly on a platform like Rap Genius) is infinite, allowing for multiple layers of analysis.

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Dante Alighieri – Inferno, Canto 5 Classroom Projects by Education Genius (Ft. A. Horan, Alison Crevi, Brian Wogensen, CDube, Dr. Anderson, Dr. Ann David, Dr. Daniel Gerling, Dr. David Bell, Dr. Fassi, Dr. Noel Jackson, Dr. Tillman, Dr. Wigginton, Dr. Wythoff, Dr. Zacks, Gabe Baker, G.D. Peters, Grant Schubert, Howard Rambsy II, Jasmine Mulliken, Á.J. Peñalver, KMDasein, Kristen Aldebol, Kyle Smith, Leigh Alison Redemer, Lydia Langerwerf, Mary Libertin, Meera Nair, Mr. Adams, Mr. Allen, Mr. Bonk, Mr. Briggs, Mr. Cohen, Mr. Cora, Mister_Czar, Mr. Ganding, Mr. Gill, Mr. Henes, Mr. Keefe, Mr. Levy, Mr. Mendola, Mr. O'Donohue, Mister Samuelson, Mr. Tress, Mr. Varnell, Mrs. Becker, Mrs. Booms-Ryan, Ms. Baaith, Ms. Evans, Ms. Geter, MsRamsey, Ms. Stephens, Ms. Walter, Nika Cavat, Phong Nguyen, Professor Pande, ProfJJDPhD, Rbrinkmann, Sharon Lintz, Sherouse, Sondra Obas & Steve Nowicki) 32

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Curate a Chapter of Moby-Dick Assignments and Lesson Plans by Education Genius (Ft. Poetry Genius Editors & Rap Genius Editors)

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Ovid – Metamorphosis Classroom Projects by Education Genius (Ft. A. Horan, Alison Crevi, Brian Wogensen, CDube, Dr. Anderson, Dr. Ann David, Dr. Daniel Gerling, Dr. David Bell, Dr. Fassi, Dr. Noel Jackson, Dr. Tillman, Dr. Wigginton, Dr. Wythoff, Dr. Zacks, Gabe Baker, G.D. Peters, Grant Schubert, Howard Rambsy II, Jasmine Mulliken, Á.J. Peñalver, KMDasein, Kristen Aldebol, Kyle Smith, Leigh Alison Redemer, Lydia Langerwerf, Mary Libertin, Meera Nair, Mr. Adams, Mr. Allen, Mr. Bonk, Mr. Briggs, Mr. Cohen, Mr. Cora, Mister_Czar, Mr. Ganding, Mr. Gill, Mr. Henes, Mr. Keefe, Mr. Levy, Mr. Mendola, Mr. O'Donohue, Mister Samuelson, Mr. Tress, Mr. Varnell, Mrs. Becker, Mrs. Booms-Ryan, Ms. Baaith, Ms. Evans, Ms. Geter, MsRamsey, Ms. Stephens, Ms. Walter, Nika Cavat, Phong Nguyen, Professor Pande, ProfJJDPhD, Rbrinkmann, Sharon Lintz, Sherouse, Sondra Obas & Steve Nowicki) 32

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Philemon DAY 13 The Pauline Epistles (Contents) by Laura Nasrallah

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