"This is a great city economically, but it's not on a social basis. It has no integrity. They don't care about black and brown people. That's obvious. I say it all the time. If they did, we could have a booming economy and also a booming neighborhood," says Nelson Linder, President of Austin NAACP. Nelson Linder moved to Austin in the 1980s. He says the initial displacement in East Austin started in the early 2000s, and the situation in this district is a result of a 20-year process. He speaks about the City Council members' role in balancing the city's growth and its effect on some communities, admitting he wouldn't vote for "any of them" now and why.

The gentrification toll on those who get pushed out