Them: Bushwick women fighting gentrification | Short Doc

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For Ark Republic’s “Whose Block is it Anyway?” Sabeena Singhani, gives voice to residents living in Bushwick Brooklyn who negotiate their space and identity in the midst of gentrification.

Interviewing Maria of Mil Mundos bookstore and Pati of Mi Casa No Es Su Casa, and two community members, the real effects of gentrification on poor people, and people of color gives insight on ways a large working-class community is not only rethinking, but disrupting the shifting landscape.

Sabeena N Singhani is a video journalist and multimedia artist. She is currently finishing up her undergraduate degree in media and politics at NYU, and she has previously worked with Warner Bros., Vice Media, The Associated Press, and Eyebeam.

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