Amid Gentrification Fears, a Gang Crackdown Strikes in South L.A.

Dennis Romero | LAWEEKLY
November 28, 2017 | 6:03am

The City Attorney’s Office is cracking down on a South L.A. apartment building it describes as a hotbed for a notorious gang in the area, the Black P-Stones. But concern has been expressed over the timing: Los Angeles is in the midst of a dire housing crisis, and some folks in communities like this one, known locally as the Jungles, fear that such actions are a symptom of the kind of gentrification that is pushing minorities out of homes via increasing rents and evictions.

 

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