Nowhere for people to go: who will survive the gentrification of Atlanta?

Atlanta was the first US city to build public housing – and the first to knock it all down. Now, with rampant property speculation in black working-class areas, longtime residents are being priced out – and advocates say the racial dynamics are unsettlingAhmad Cheers remembers the day a few years back when he knew his neighborhood was in the throes of change. He noticed a group of bikers, mostly white, riding though the northern tip of Pittsburgh, Atlanta, well after dark.In some other parts of the city that may not have been remarkable, but here it took him aback. Continue reading…

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