Harlem is the epicenter of a heated debate on gentrification.
Given the city's role in shaping black history and culture, many are distressed by a stream of wealthy newcomers, who some say are displacing poorer, long-time residents.
Harlem's home prices have skyrocketed. It's something that Willie Suggs knows firsthand.
Known as the "Queen of Harlem Real Estate," she's been in the business for more than 20 years. She tells NPR's Tony Cox she's more concerned about a buyer's finances, not their race.