Neighborhood Association Says Development in Historic Black Community Is ‘Positive’ But Coded Language of ‘New Atlanta’ Triggers Gentrification Fears — Nappy Newz

An Atlanta neighborhood association is defending developers in the hot seat for initially failing to include Black residents in marketing imagery for a development project in a historically black neighborhood.

Grove Park Neighborhood Association President TJ Austin said in a statement to Atlanta Black Star Wednesday he just doesn’t think the claims are true based on years of positive interactions with developers.

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