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Current Event January 26, 2014

The Pros and Cons of Gentrification


Gentrification holds a negative connotation for many people, who believe it pushes the less fortunate out of their homes to benefit the more affluent. However, recent studies have shown that gentrification may actually benefit lower income families. Listen to learn more about the history of gentrification and its possible benefits for low income families.

Geography US History II Civics/Government

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AIR DATE: 01/22/2014


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