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Echoes down the corridor

Gentrification poses threat to historical heritage of Berkeley neighborhood

By the time Richie Smith was 13, she was used to being told to enter through the back door of a restaurant. So when her family moved from Oklahoma to South Berkeley in 1949, Smith was amazed by the vibrant Black community she found.
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Building on a history of action

Amid historic lack of resources for Black students, Fannie Lou Hamer Black Resource Center provides safe space, services for Black community

It has taken more than two years of organizing rallies, marches and demonstrations for the Black Student Union, or BSU, to obtain a five-year contract for the Hearst Field Annex space with a $30,000 annual stipend to pay for its programs.
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