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Fillmore Redevelopment and Dislocation
Matt Herron Reverend Arnold Townsend
eader of the Black Student Union at SF State University, involved in the fight against redevelopment in the Fillmore
Matt Herron spacer Carol O'Gilvie - coming soon
Teacher and school administrator, long-time resident of the Fillmore and witnessed impact of redevelopment on the community
Matt Herron spacer Mohammed Bilal - coming soon
Writer, musician, poet and diversity advocate, witnessed how the crack epidemic spread through the Fillmore and Western Addition
James Rogers Charles Collins - coming soon
Collins earned a Master's in City Planning from MIT and a law degree from Harvard Law School. He is currently President and CEO of San Francisco's YMCA
James Rogers spacer Leola King - coming soon
Operated restaurants and bars in the Fillmore including the Blue Mirror jazz club, all closed as a result of redevelopment

An Oral History Archives Project of The Urban School of San Francisco.