Black Urban Crises and Push-Out “Engineered”
Dr David Stovall, author of an article titled, “Engineered Conflict: School Closings, Public Housing, Law Enforcement and the Future of Black Life,” said “one of the ways to attract business interests to cities is to displace those people who you have deemed to be dangerous or politically harmful” – meaning, Blacks. Stovall, a professor of African American Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago and an organizer with the Peoples Education Movement, notes that the Black population in Chicago has been steadily declining since the turn of the 21st century.
The Greed of San Francisco’s Hyper-Gentrifying Classes
The collusion of high-paid tech workers and real estate interests has created a political force that advocates privatization, deregulation and gentrification as a public good, said Jemma DeCristo, a Black trans anarchist organizer. DeCristo maintains the gentrifiers’ political slogan ought to be, “White Supremacy In My Back Yard.” Blacks make up no more than 5 percent of San Francisco’s population, and Black push-out has become endemic in the Bay Area.
Biden is Mass Deporter of Haitians and Other Blacks
A great deal of publicity was generated when Central and South American immigrants were prevented from entering the US during Donald Trump’s presidency, said Tsion Gurma, legal director of the Black Alliance for Just Immigration, or BAJI. However, “that same level of alarm seems to be missing when we see Black immigrants being deported in very large numbers under an administration that claims to be in line with racial justice issues.”
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