After Denver's Ink Coffee posted a sign that read "Happily gentrifying the neighborhood since 2014" in a historically black neighborhood, many demanded a boycott. The owners have apologized, but critics argue the incident symbolizes a larger problem. White people don't recognize gentrification as the destructive removal of marginalized people of color from urban neighborhoods. Others say gentrification isn't evil. It's part of life, and actually benefits working-class communities. What do you think?
Is gentrification theft?
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