Newark Resident Speaks on the Current Gentrification Process


A Newark resident, Anthony John, age 31, expressed his ideas of why gentrification was necessary. His passion showed the other side to the posed question about gentrification when asking if it is necessary.


School reform was his topic. He also pointed out that not every family could afford the charter schools that are being implemented right now. He talked about his parents being in danger of being hurt by Newark locals by stray bullets. This occurrence would be in there own apartment if necessary.


There are always two sides to every story. It seems as though many have a bad taste in their mouths for the idea of the process of gentrification. This is his point of view…



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