Aaron Miguel Cantú

Aaron Miguel Cantú


Now working for the Santa Fe Reporter: http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/by-author-690-1.html

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The Indypendent

A Tale of Two Bronxes: De Blasio Gives Gentrification a Progressive Spin

New York City's plan to build affordable housing in the Bronx is subsumed by a wider effort to bring wealthier residents to the area. The city believes these new Bronxites will "lift the average wages" of the poor, but they could also spur displacement of current residents.

Nypd slowdown article
The Indypendent

What the NYPD Slowdown Revealed (cover story)

The police hunt for "activity" in low income black neighborhoods was laid bare by the slowdown, as was the NYPD's adherence to the basic function of all police past and present in America: Controlling and corralling poor people of color.