Brooklyn artists take on gentrification with spray cans and brushes

BUSHWICK, Brooklyn — The dramatic transformation of neighborhoods in New York City is well documented.

Since the early 2000s, gentrification in Brooklyn has stripped nearly every street and structure of its flavor and culture, leaving longtime residents like Jaz Colon feeling like a tourist in her own neighborhood of Bushwick.

"You move to Brooklyn, that’s fine. It’s not like we’re anti-anyone moving into our communities,” Colon told PIX11 News. “We’re just anti-us as a...

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