Michelle Recalde

  • Michelle Recalde commented on the page, on the site Urban Studies 101 1 year ago

    I never seen Flushing at gentrified before. I had always lived in whitestone close to flushing and from what I remembered it was always an Asian population there. When I think of gentrification I think of wealthier groups of people moving in and changing the neighborhood. I have noticed in flushing as well that it is more money than family ad I…[Read more]

  • Michelle Recalde commented on the page, on the site Urban Studies 101 1 year ago

    when I was 18 the same thing happened to me, but without a warning and I got a ticket. But what you said is true about the fine they gave you and your sister having to the price of someone who makes minimum wage of a full time worker would pay if they got that fine. The system is broken. I think its pretty messed up how we are taught at a young…[Read more]

  • Michelle Recalde commented on the page, on the site Urban Studies 101 1 year ago

    There really is a difference between how Trump and Obama’s administration. It really sad that this country that was pretty much founded on immigration is so against illegal immigrants. It saddens me that many people are are afraid of ICE and being deported and it does not help when there are recordings of people being ripped of their rights in…[Read more]

  • I’m glad that they could protest, it is so unjust and they do not deserve that. People have every right to speak their mind and these public spaces are everything for these situations where the people are standing up for what they believe for. Its so sad to see that companies would do something like that and could treat humans so low. Its amazing…[Read more]

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