Tom Dutton on Fighting Gentrification
Professor Tom Dutton will speak on his recent article for TruthOut.org, “Do You Have a Sign” where he describes the current struggle against gentrification in Over-the-Rhine People’s Movement. His analysis sheds light on similar struggles taking place from New Orleans to Los Angeles, Oakland, Chicago, New York, and many other cities in the United States.
Professor Tom Dutton has been an organizer involved with the Over-the-Rhine People’s Movement for the past thirty years. He is the director of the Miami University Center for Community Engagement in Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio. Over-the-Rhine is a low-income, mostly black community near the center of Cincinnati.
Aired January 24th, 2012
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