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Has a Changing Flatbush Put its Culture up for Sale?

Upscale retail chains replace mom-and-pop shops, rents creep up, old timers move out — gentrification is striking to a Brooklyn transplant, but to Leslie Mac, a Flatbush-born-and-raised activist of Jamaican heritage, the pace of change is disorienting. Mac has worked on issues like mass incarceration, bail reform, white supremacy and poverty, and founded the Ferguson […]