From the Washington Post:
A group of young black professionals in Anacostia has gathered over spinach-strawberry salad and white wine, when the conversation turns, as if often does, to what they call the "G-word": gentrification. "I used to think it was about race - when white people moved into a black neighborhood," said lawyer Charles Wilson, 35, who lost to Marion Barry in the 2008 Ward 8 D.C. Council race. "Then, I looked up the word. It's when a middle-class person moves into a poor neighborhood. And I realized: I am a gentrifier. I couldn't believe it. I don't like that word. It makes so many people uncomfortable."
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