Gentrification

Spike Lee

NYPD: ‘Do The Right Thing’ Spray Painted On Brooklyn Home Days After Spike Lee Rant

Just days after Spike Lee went on a rant about gentrification in New York City, police confirm someone vandalized a home next to where the filmmaker used to live in Brooklyn, police said.

02/28/2014

Spike Lee

Spike Lee Defends Comments On NYC Gentrification

Lee spoke out Wednesday about his controversial remarks made during a speech at a Pratt Institute event for Black History Month Tuesday night.

02/27/2014

Spike Lee

Spike Lee’s Comments On NYC Gentrification Spark Debate In Fort Greene

During a lecture at Pratt Institute Tuesday, the director and Brooklyn native said that white newcomers to neighborhoods like Fort Greene and Bedford-Stuyvesant are doing the wrong things.

02/26/2014