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Sociology researchers at Temple University interviewed 61 Philadelphia baristas who work in gentrifying neighborhoods. Maskot/Getty Images

Are rents rising in your Philly neighborhood? Don’t blame the baristas

When it comes to gentrification, Philadelphia baristas say they’re ‘part of the problem.’ But as low-wage workers, where else should they live and work?
A poster highlighting rising rental costs due to gentrification in Hackney, London. Gentrification often results in the dislocation of marginalized communities who can no longer afford to live in their communities. (Shutterstock)

Centring race: Why we need to think about gentrification differently

Gentrification is often used to describe the economic impacts of urban development. However, racialized communities in particular disproportionately feel its detrimental impacts.

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