Community Activist & Real Estate expert discusses gentrification with Kamau Franklin, an organizer, Writer, & lawyer in Atlanta.
Gentrification, the effects.
Real Estate expert and community activist Robby Caban cohosted Politics Done Right. She interviewed community organizer, writer, & lawyer Kamau Franklin. He did not disappoint as he did not mince his words about gentrification and the community.
Kamau Franklin is the founder of Community Movement Builders, Inc. Kamau has been a dedicated community organizer for over thirty years, beginning in New York City and now based in Atlanta. For 18 of those years, Kamau was a leading member of a national grassroots organization dedicated to the ideas of self-determination and the teachings of Malcolm X. He has spearheaded organizing work in various areas including youth organizing and development, police misconduct, and the development of sustainable urban communities. Kamau has coordinated and led community cop-watch programs, liberation/freedom schools for youth, electoral and policy campaigns, large-scale community gardens, organizing collectives and alternatives to incarceration programs. Kamau was an attorney for ten years in New York with his own practice in criminal, civil rights, and transactional law. He now lives in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife and two children.
Listen to the entire interview. It is well worth it.
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