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Gentrification in Harlem


How do you feel about the gentrification/changes occurring in Harlem?

"This situation is rough enough [sic] and tough.  People who do not speak English is affecting me.  I am grown.  People who speak foreign are insensitive to me.  Police refused to take report when I make complaints.  Harlem is affecting..."


Has any of the gentrification occurring in Harlem affected you directly or indirectly, and ifso, is it negative or positive?

"it affected me directly: living conditions... communications, ... I cannot use telephone.  People cannot reach me (Verizon Telephone Company).  people are tampering with phone lines.  I cannot receive calls too.  Family (son) cannot reach me."