You live amongst hip coffee shops, with white people where white people never dared to go before and patronize yoga studios that were once corner stores. Face it: you’re a gentrifier.

Do you get a prize with that? Why, yes, and that would be guilt. DCentric’s Elahe Izadi describes it as a feeling that “can be almost akin to white guilt – your very existence can make you feel bad.” To help guide you through the DC hipster haze, Izadi has “five ways to be a good gentrifier”. Shockingly, get rid of your “take me seriously” glasses did not make the list. What do you think of the tips?

- CT

[Elahe Izadi, DCentric, the20washington]

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