Spike Lee on Gentrification

Spike Lee on Gentrification

While speaking at an event at the Pratt Institute Tuesday February 25 2014, actor, director and New York icon Spike Lee slammed an audience member’s question about the “other side of gentrification” with a searing 7-minute response.

“Let me just kill you right now,” Lee intervened. He then went in on the ills of gentrification specifically pointed to a recent article in the New York Times titled “Argument Over A Brownstone Neighborhood,” which the legendary director criticized as “bullshit.”

Listen to the full audio and read the transcript here —> Spike Lee on Gentrification.


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