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New documentary explores history of gentrification and its presence in LA

Boyle Heights, Long Beach, and South Central LA are three of the communities highlighted in the doc As development in Los Angeles brings money and glassy towers to Los Angeles, debates about gentrification follow. The process is often portrayed as revitalization, but, as many have seen firsthand throughout Los Angeles, it always seems to bring with it waves of displacement.
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