Abigail Savitch-Lew

GENTRIFICATION SPOTLIGHT: How Portland is Pushing Out Its Black Residents (Part 2)

Portland, Oregon, has become one of the country’s worst examples of Black displacement and gentrification in the country. Part 2 of our report looks at how Black-led and multiracial coalitions are trying to come up with their own solutions.

GENTRIFICATION SPOTLIGHT: How Portland is Pushing Out Its Black Residents

Between its alarming legacy of racism and its skyrocketing rents, Portland, Oregon, has become one of the country’s worst examples of Black displacement and gentrification. What will it take for this hipster heartland to live up to its warm and fuzzy reputation?