Articles tagged: Gentrification


Voices

How Georgetown students contribute to D.C.’s housing crisis

Georgetown has significantly contributed to homelessness and gentrification in D.C. We have the resources—and the imperative—to do better.

Voices

How affordable housing segregates D.C.

Affordable housing programs have done little to integrate communities, instead propagating racial difference. It's time that changes.

Alumni Speak

Why Georgetown students should support D.C. statehood

D.C. statehood is not an issue of just taxes or borders. Civil rights, racial justice, and democracy are at stake. Statehood would open up pathways for the 700,000 residents of D.C., 54 percent of whom are people of color, to advocate for themselves and access the same democratic processes that people living in states do.

Features

Who Can Afford to be a Washingtonian?

Georgetown students might know the U Street corridor for its trendy boutiques and rooftop bars that have hosted many a club formal. But before the vintage stores and fusion restaurants,... Read more

News

Jason Moran talks jazz and gentrification

Maurice Jackson, associate professor of history and African-American studies, and Jason Moran, the university’s distinguished artist in residence and composer of the score for the movie Selma, held a discussion,... Read more

Editorials

D.C.’s Amazon Bid Neglects Residents’ Needs

Earlier this month, consulting firm Hamilton Place Strategies released a report ranking Washington, D.C. the most qualified of the 19 U.S. cities that Amazon is considering for its “HQ2,” the... Read more