Finally, Howard University assistant professor Natalie Hopkinson is asking people to get educated about how the city is changing. A note in the petition said:
“Learn more about gentrification research at Howard University’s Dept. of Communication, Culture and Media Studies underway since 2014. Help us document D.C. black cultural businesses and create forums for new and old residents to come together to find common ground.”
As of Monday night, the petition had been signed by more than 78,000 people.
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