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A Bronx teenager reflects on what gentrification means to her and her community

Christina Adja, 16, in her neighborhood in the South Bronx. (Carolina Hidalgo/WNYC)
Christina Adja, 16, in her neighborhood in the South Bronx. (Carolina Hidalgo/WNYC)

When neighborhoods become gentrified, there’s often a sense of loss for longtime residents of the communities.

That’s the case for Radio Rookie Christina Adja and her friends. The teens discuss their fear of being displaced and what gentrification means to them.

 

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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