Gentrification challenged by D.C. act...

Gentrification challenged by D.C. activists in court

A recent lawsuit in Washington, D.C. calls into question the legality of gentrification, as an advocacy group alleges that the city courted "creative-class" millennials in recent years at the expense of longtime Washingtonians, particularly the city's lower-income African-American residents. reports, a federal judge last week dismissed the $1 billion lawsuit, which was filed in June by a civil rights attorney on behalf of three D.C. residents and a local advocacy group.

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