Film director Spike Lee denounces gentrification of NYC neighborhoods

  • Article by: MEGHAN BARR , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 27, 2014 - 4:41 PM

NEW YORK — In a rant that quickly went viral, film director Spike Lee disparaged the gentrification of historically black New York City neighborhoods and reignited an age-old debate over the merits of economic change.

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mrobbins12Feb. 27, 14 7:24 AM

Racial changes to neighborhoods happen. Years ago these NYC neighborhoods were irish. jewish, etc. and then they became mostly african american. Now the racial tide is changing again. It happens, people need places to live. Mookie needs to accept this and not be racist.

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