The Lingo

From time to time, you will see some terms that may need explanation. This is an evolving list, so please be mindful that it will grow as the site grows.

GenTriFicatiOn: for those who need the literal definition of gentrification, here you go. The way I use it, just look closely to see the true definition.

Demographically typecasted: you know how when you watch a story on the news, you find yourself seeing the same look and diction of “people on the street” and experts for the same types of stories? This is easy to note from a racial angle; unquestionably in crime stories and blacks in urban settings, definitely with middle aged whites from “red states” come election season. However, this plays itself out for any demographic we fit ourselves in.

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