Gentrification in Norfolk
A short history of how neighborhoods became segregated nationally, and in Norfolk, Virginia. Part of the Urban Renewal Center's forum on Gentrification that took place in Norfolk, Virginia on August 22nd, 2019.
To cite this video please use: Changing Tides: Gentrification in Norfolk. Directed by Alexander Fella. Norfolk: The Urban Renewal Center, 2019
Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority, Slover Library: Sargeant Memorial Collection, University of Richmond: Digital Scholarship Lab, Alexander Street Press
For a list of our sources click here.
Missed it? Catch the full forum from August 22 - coming soon. A great evening and engaging conversation with our panelists and live audience.
Dr. Robert K. Perkins, Norfolk State University
Brenda Andrews, The New Journal & Guide
Dr. John Finn, Christopher Newport University
Dr. Antipas Harris, The Urban Renewal Center, Moderator
Check out these recommended books for more information and further reading.
The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America By Richard Rothstein
How to Kill a City: Gentrification, Inequality, and the Fight for the Neighborhood By P. E. Moskowitz
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City By Matthew Desmond
Black, White and Brown: The Battle for Progress in 1950s Norfolk By Forrest R. ‘Hap’ White
Norfolk: The First Four Centuries by Thomas C. Parramore