But as modern dwellings crop up, there are fears that the city's dwindling population of African-Americans will not be able to afford the neighborhood that writer James Baldwin once called "the San Francisco America pretends does not exist."
The PRELUDE premier introduces 18-year-old Floridian rapper Kodak Black. A son of Haitian immigrants and product of the unrestricted streets in and around Pompano Beach’s Golden Acres Housing projects, Kodak is no stranger to crime or prison. His only saving grace seems to be his rugged charisma and immense rap talent.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders took his presidential campaign to the heart of a Baltimore neighborhood that witnessed protests last spring on Tuesday, calling the level of poverty and rundown housing in parts of the city reminiscent of a "third-world country."