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Malcolm X, Gentrification and Housing as a Human Right

John Bartlett Truthout
Every day the Metropolitan Tenants Organization works with renters who are facing the negative effects of gentrification and economic forces that threaten their housing. Thousands of low-income renters and homeowners are displaced every year by a property law system with misplaced priorities. We all pay when people are involuntarily displaced because of increased crime, skyrocketing medical costs and a failing educational system.
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