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It Ain't about Class, It's About Colonialism:
Gentrification 2013 Style --
White Hipsters Invade Bed-Stuy and Put Petite Bourgeois Buppies out of Business
A quick history of Bedford-Stuyvesant before we fast forward to the present.  In the 1940s, the black population of Bedford-Stuyvesant expanded rapidly with the extension of the A Train rapid transit line from Manhattan into Brooklyn. Billy Strayhorn composed Duke Ellington's  signature tune  "Take the A Train" circa 1941 and the lyrics, which c
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