Mayoral candidates talk gentrification, food deserts at forum

On March 6, during a mayoral forum held at Trinity University, Mayor Ivy Taylor, Councilman Ron Nirenberg and Manuel Medina fought each other on the Laurie Auditorium stage over the 2017-2022 bond program, public safety and the city’s growth strategy. But it was the issue of economic segregation that seemed to be the elephant in the…


San Antonio is known to be one of the most economically segregated cities in the country, but signs of integration can be seen in an area where the population has been thought to be predominantly white.