Category: History

Exodus at 624 Ninth Street Shows Government at Its Best

“We were ready for them to come in and start pushing people around, but it didn’t happen. People here would have gone to jail if they had come in and tried to force us out, but they didn’t. They just came in and tried to help.” There was genuine wonder in Jeremy

Despite Problems, 624 Is Still Home for Some

Jim “Jimbo” Garrison was fighting back tears as he explained why he didn’t want to leave the 624 Ninth Street apartments where he’s formed a tight band of friends. “These are my friends, these are my family,” he said. “What right do they have to make us leave? What right do they