Brent Gaspaire

Student Historian

Brent Gaspaire teaches Advanced Placement World and United States History at Graham-Kapowsin High School in Spanaway, Washington.  He received his M.A. in Education from Pacific Lutheran University and is currently a graduate student at Western Washington University.


Blockbusting refers to the practice of introducing African American homeowners into previously all white neighborhoods in order to spark rapid white flight and housing price decline. Real estate speculators have historically used this technique to profit from prejudice-driven market instability. After intentionally placing an African … Read MoreBlockbusting