Brentin Mock is a staff writer at CityLab. He was previously the justice editor at Grist.
A real estate broker's maps recall the days when certain neighborhoods in the city were denied access to loans based on the demographics of the population.
A D.C. city council member posted a video claiming that a recent East Coast snowfall is the result of wealthy families controlling the weather.
Lee's role in gentrification is complicated, despite his vociferous criticism of the phenomenon, because in some ways he's responsible for the Brooklyn of today.