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Keeping Harlem Affordable For Blacks

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Keeping Harlem Affordable For Blacks

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Keeping Harlem Affordable For Blacks

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As wealthy newcomers continue to call Harlem home, some are worried that the area's soaring housing market is pushing out long-time residents and changing the community's culture.

For more, NPR's Tony Cox talks with Nellie Hester Bailey, executive director of the Harlem Tenants Council — a non-profit, social justice organization.

She explains why she finds it important to preserve the neighborhood's historically black roots.