Spike Lee gentrification rant goes viral

February 27, 2014   // 0 Comments

  by theGrio Filmmaker Spike Lee is infamous for speaking his mind, but some recent remarks he’s made on gentrification in his hometown of New York City are getting more attention than usual. During a Q&A at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, Lee complained that NYC area residents are being pushed out of their neighborhoods due to “Christopher Columbus Syndrome.” “You can’t ...

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