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gentrification

(Encyclopedia) gentrification, the rehabilitation and settlement of decaying urban areas by middle- and high-income people. Beginning in the 1970s and 80s, higher-income professionals, drawn by low-…

Toledo, Francisco

(Encyclopedia) Toledo, Francisco, 1940–2019, Mexican artist and activist, b. Francisco Benjamín López Toledo. He drew upon his Zapotec heritage for his paintings, drawings, prints, collages, ceramics…

Delany, Samuel R.

(Encyclopedia) Delany, Samuel R. (Samuel Ray Delany, Jr.), 1942–, African-American wrtier, b. Harlem, New York City. Delany uses science fiction, fantasy, and memoir to explore sexual identity, race…

Bones

Director:Ernest DickersonWriters:Adam Simon and Tim MetcalfeNew Line Cinema; R; 93 minutesRelease:10/01Cast:Snoop Dogg, Pam Grier, Khalil Kain The suburbs are often accused of having no…

Harlem

(Encyclopedia) Harlem, residential and business section of upper Manhattan, New York City, bounded roughly by 110th St., the East River and Harlem River, 168th St., Amsterdam Ave., and Morningside…