BY Matt Ginsberg-Jaeckle | Chicago, IL | 2/29/08
Tenants at Grove Parc Plaza Apartments, which sits in the shadows of the University of Chicago and the proposed site for the 2016 Olympic Stadium, have achieved a major victory in the struggle to stop their community of over 400 hard-working black families from being displaced.
BY Matt Ginsberg-Jaeckle | Chicago, IL | 9/08/07
Tenants and supporters linked hands and held signs saying “Urban renewal = black removal” and “I live in Grove Parc, I want to stay, not gonna go no way!” as passing cars honked and cheered the demonstrators on.
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 12/02/06
Welfare recipients and low income people chanted and held signs in the state capitol building here, Nov. 29, while government officials delivered their state budget forecast.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 11/09/06
Across the country the rich are grabbing up land, pushing poor people and people of color to the suburbs and on to the streets.
BY Daniel Ginsberg | Chicago, IL | 6/01/06
Chicago, IL - Among the 700,000 people who took to the streets here for the May Day immigrants’ rights protest were anti-gentrification activists from the city’s South Side.
BY Matt Ginsberg-Jaeckle | Chicago, IL | 11/01/05
“We won’t go! No more condos!” shouted a group of about 40 tenants and community supporters holding a press conference and rally in March 2005 on an empty lot on the South side at 62nd and Kimbark Ave.
BY Randy Evans | Chicago, IL | 7/01/04
Chicago, IL - Residents of the Woodlawn neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side are fighting to hold on to our neighborhood. We are threatened by gentrification, which is happening in many poor areas of the city.
Arenda Troutman, Brinshore Development, LLC., Bronzeville area, Chicago Housing Authority, Chicago’s South Side, Donna Ramey, gentrification, North Kenwood-Oakland neighborhood, Residents of the Woodlawn neighborhood, threatened by gentrification, Troutman Faces Unified Black Community, Woodlawn neighborhood
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 3/01/00
Low-income tenants of the Rodeway Inn won a victory! On March 31, Hennepin County Housing Court ruled that homeless families living in the building could stay for another 30 days.
BY Mumia Abu-Jamal | Waynesburg, PA | 1/01/00
The following is one in a regular series of commentaries by Mumia Abu Jamal from SCI Greene Prison