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Spike Lee Goes Off About Gentrification in New York: "We Been Here"
During a talk for Black History Month at Pratt Institute, a Brooklyn college, Tuesday night, Spike ...


Commentary: Remember When Harlem Was Black?
Gentrification is changing America's most famous African-American community....


Michael Rapaport Goes in on Spike Lee Over Gentrification Comments
Actor calls his Bamboozled director a "s*** stain."...


Spike Lee Blasts New York Times Over Gentrification Debate
Filmmaker pens open letter after NYT calls him a hypocrite....


Are Gentrified Cities Too Greedy?
Urban renewal works in D.C. and New Orleans. But the needs of the vulnerable shouldn't be ignored....


Commentary: Education Disparities Persist in D.C.
The nation’s capital now has the worst racial achievement gaps in the country when it comes to educ...


In NYC Mayoral Race, Bill de Blasio Rises With Stop-and-Frisk Criticism
Bill de Blasio's campaign for mayor has been boosted by his opposition to stop and frisk, something...


Detroit Looks to Use Its Land in Innovative Ways
Detroit is now grappling with how to deal with the huge swaths of abandoned areas within the city....


Harlem Getting 1st Major Hotel Since 1967
NEW YORK (AP) — When a trendy Starwood boutique hotel called Aloft opens in Harlem later this...


Commentary: Will Whole Foods Really Bring Hope to the Motor City?
It's doubtful this high-end store is the savior it’s being hailed to be....


Has Washington Had Enough of Marion Barry?
The ward Marion Barry represents on the city council is slowly gentrifying, and experiencing a divi...


Nina Simone Official Website Publishes Open Letter Blasting Zoe Saldana
Controversy around Saldana's portrayal of the jazz legend deepens....


Tony Nominations: Hollywood A-List Snubbed
Porgy and Bess received nods, but no love for Samuel L. Jackson, Angela Bassett, Ricky Martin and o...


Ex-New Orleans Mayor Reflects on the City He Called “Chocolate” Six Years After the Storm
In a conversation with BET.com, Ray Nagin discusses his hardships and regrets as a Black mayor in p...


Washington D.C. Loses Black Majority
The Chocolate City is now officially not chocolate....


Ben Ali, Founder of DC's Ben's Chili Bowl, Dies
Ben Ali | founder of DC's Ben's Chili Bowl | dies....