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The Unbearable Whiteness of Brunch: Fighting Gentrification in Chicago

On April 9, 2016, an organized group of Chicagoans locked themselves together, and to four buckets of concrete, to shut down a major thoroughfare in the increasingly gentrified community of Logan Square. The action occurred on Chicago's Milwaukee Avenue, just outside a construction site where two luxury towers are set to emerge, further driving up rental prices in the area and creating yet another space in which the area's longtime residents simply cannot afford to live.  Read more.

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