1. "Mark Dunlea and his wife, Judith A. Enck, moved to Brooklyn from upstate New York two years ago. Last March, they breached the blurry Clinton Hill border to buy an apartment in a four-story condominium that had replaced an abandoned warehouse in Bedford-Stuyvesant. a. The couple say they do not feel like pioneers in the gentrification of Bedford-Stuyvesant, the neighborhood in central Brooklyn that traces its African-American roots to the early 19th century and has been the boroughs black cultural capital for decades. 2. We just feel so lucky to be in such a vibrant neighborhood, ... To us, if youre going to move to New York City, one of the benefits is a really diverse neighborhood. 3. Over all, the neighborhood is now barely 60 percent black down from 75 percent a decade ago. But in the older Bedford section west of Throop Avenue, according to the 2010 census, blacks have recently become a minority of the population for the first time in 50 years. 4. Arthur Kell, 54, a jazz musician and composer who is white and who bought a brownstone in Bedford with two friends five years ago, said, It seems to be similar to what I saw happen in Fort Greene starting in 1997. 5. In the past decade, the black population of Bedford dropped to 34,000 from 40,000, or to 49 percent from 69 percent. Meanwhile, the number of whites grew to more than 18,000, up from just over 2,000, or to 26 percent, up from 4 percent. 6. From 2000 to 2010, the white population soared 633 percent the biggest percentage increase of any major racial or ethnic group in any New York City neighborhood. In Central Harlem, meanwhile, the number of whites rose 400 percent,... 7.On Greene Avenue, down the block from Mr. Dunlea and Ms. Enck, a four-family town house is listed at $1.5 million. An area that epitomized racial tension around a pizza parlor in Spike Lees 1989 film Do the Right Thing is now home to several Zagat-rated restaurants and to Nice (as in France) Pizza, which features a La Baltique pie topped with smoked salmon and heavy cream ($20 for the 16-inch version). 8. I have a solid peer group here, said Ms. Wright, who is black. The real gentrification is people staying instead of leaving. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/05/n...owing-pool-of-whites.html?_r=3&pagewanted=all OH...noooozzzzz! Them whites takin' over!!!!