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TEDx Talk about Gentrification in Petworth by Professor Tanya Golash-Boza (who grew up there)

“Tanya Golash-Boza is a Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Merced, the Founder of the Racism, Capitalism, and the Law Lab, and the author of several books. Her scholarship helps us understand how racism and capitalism structure our lives and what we need to do to change this country and the world. Tanya shares her experiences and takes a close look at racist housing policies in the mid-twentieth century to see how they can help us understand gentrification patterns today. Tanya Golash-Boza is a Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Merced, the Founder of the Racism, Capitalism, and the Law Lab, and the author of several books. Her scholarship helps us understand how racism and capitalism structure our lives and what we need to do to change this country and the world. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.”

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