Lee’s gentrification rant has mixed reactions
By Ray Sanchez CNN
NEW YORK (CNN)—Whatever one thinks of Spike Lee’s expletive-laced rant about moneyed newcomers inhabiting once-blighted corners of America’s most populous city, the millionaire filmmaker could be considered a dubious messenger for such sentiments.
“You personally turned Brooklyn into the hottest spot creatively and politically and you move out,” Errol Louis, a Brooklyn resident and political anchor at CNN affiliate NY1 News, said Thursday. “What did you think was going to happen? You got rich selling this place. This