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“A Message From Our Neighbors” – “Stop Gentrification in Ward 4”

by Prince Of Petworth December 14, 2015 at 10:40 am 200 Comments

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A reader sends from around 7th and Peabody Street, NW.

The Washington Post did a big article over the summer on the 78 year old, Milfred Ellis, who posted these signs:

“The 78-year-old retired analyst for the Bureau of Labor Statistics views his Brightwood community as a waning example of a strong middle-class black neighborhood. He wants to draw attention to the plight of black residents in the District, even if it means chiding white residents who already have moved in.”

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