Gentrification: “Against the New Baltimore”

eastsideMarch 30, 2015 – Segment 1

Dr. Lawrence Brown sits in as guest host for Marc Steiner.

We revisit the topic of gentrification in Baltimore, springing from D. Watkins’ recent piece for “Black history bulldozed for another Starbucks: Against the new Baltimore.” With: D. Watkins, author, filmmaker and professor at Coppin State University; Dr. Tonya Sanders, Assistant Professor, Graduate City and Regional Planning program, Graduate Department of Built Environment Studies, School of Architecture + Planning at Morgan State University; Dr. Marisela Gomez, physician, community activist and author of Race, Class, Power, and Organizing in East Baltimore: Rebuilding Abandoned Communities in America; Donald Gresham, East Baltimore resident and founder of the Baltimore Redevelopment Action Coalition for Empowerment.