As reported by The Real News Network, Harlem is undergoing a major transformation. This historic city in New York has been, for than a century, the center of African-American literary and artistic expression, including the performing arts. However, as a direct result of economic-based gentrification, African-Americans are being forced out of a neighborhood that generations of families have called home. Harlem was once a haven for the Black and disposed, now many of it’s inhabitants are saying its being remade as a place for upper class, White excess.
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