construction dcWashington, D.C. was long known as "Chocolate City." Actually, it's one of many urban centers that adopted that nickname, where African American residents developed a unique sense of place and ownership.
For decades, that story has been changing. Watch "Chocolate City" from film-makers Sam Wild and Ellie Walton below. It will be instructive viewing for anyone seeking to understand gentrification and displacement in other cities, including throughout the Bay Area. 
 Then tune in to Connect the Bay: Gentrification on KRCB TV 22 and KPJK Sunday, June 30 at 5:00 pm.  

Connect the Bay

  • Conv women Gore Robinson
    August 29, 2019

    Local Women Explore Leadership and Gender

    On Friday, August 16, a group of California leaders sat down for a conversation at the Paradise Ridge Winery in Santa Rosa. The panel was presented by California Human Development, a nonprofit based in Santa Rosa. The participants were: Barbie Robinson, Sonoma County's Dept. of Health Services…
  • DiscussionPlate
    July 05, 2019

    Community Discussion: Gentrification & Displacement

    NorCal Public Media and our partners San Jose Spotlight and CreaTV hosted a viewing party of the June 30, 2019, live program Connect the Bay. After watching the program, citizens of San Jose in attendance shared their thoughts and asked questions of a panel policy advocates, including: Hanson Hom,…

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