DiscoverThe PromisePart 1: A Change is Gonna Come
Part 1: A Change is Gonna Come

Part 1: A Change is Gonna Come

Update: 2018-01-248
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At 61 years old, Vernell McHenry is like the grandmother of her corner of James Cayce. Where she’s lived for more than 17 years, greeting the neighborhood from a metal folding beach chair on her stoop. But Cayce is about the be transformed, torn down and rebuilt as mixed income apartments. And now, Vernell has a decision to make. Does she stay in her dilapidated and aging apartment where her friends and a gaggle of smiling kids live next door? Or does she go down the hill to a brand new building, potentially losing her social life and sense of home in the process?



**Music Credits: **

Our theme music is by The Insider, additional music by Fleslit and Willbe, all found through the Free Music Archive. The archival audio, found through YouTube, is from the United States Housing Agency.



**Production Credits: **

Writing and reporting: Meribah Knight

Editing: Blake Farmer, Anita Bugg. With additional help from Tony Gonzalez, Emily Siner, Chas Sisk and Julieta Martinelli

Sound Design: Tony Gonzalez

Fact Checking: Steve Cavendish

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Part 1: A Change is Gonna Come

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