A Right To The City Author Talk Series: Lance Freeman

Sat Sep 7, 2pm–4pm
Presented by: Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Venue: Woodridge Neighborhood Library
Tickets · Free with RSVP
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Lance Freeman talks about his book A Haven and a Hell: The Ghetto in Black America. The book examines how the ghetto shaped black America and black America shaped the ghetto. The book also traces the evolving role of predominantly black neighborhoods in northern cities from the late nineteenth century through the present day. Freeman is a professor in the Urban Planning Program in the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation at Columbia University. He is the author of There Goes the Hood: Views of Gentrification from the Ground Up (2005). 


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