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Black Business Matter: Historic Washington Neighborhood Anacostia...

The historic Anacostia neighborhood of Southeast Washington, D.C., has a lot of stories to tell. Within this predominantly Black community lying east of the...

Black Businessman Uses $52 Million Lottery Winnings...

After hitting a $52 million jackpot in 2010, a South Florida businessman used his winnings to start his very own real estate company. Now...

Is Gentrification On Whole Foods’ Shopping List?

Think oil and water. Lions lying down with lambs. Whole Foods Markets, Inc., opening an 18,000-foot store in the predominantly Black, low-income Englewood section...

Who Is Responsible for Gentrification In HBCU...

Gentrification. A term coined during the 1960s, it's a concept that’s become hotly contested in recent years, described by Webster's dictionary as “the process...

Why Colonialism Needs to be a Part...

Everybody knows that anti-Black racism is the backbone of the United States' society. It is present in every major institution and festers in the...

Lead and the Black Community: How The...

Water is essential for life. Without it, the average person would die after four days. In the aftermath of the Flint, Mich., water crisis, which...

How Gentrification Is Undermining the Notion of...

For decades, Oakland has been the fount of Black culture in the West. The founding hub of the Black Panther Party and the hometown...

Chicago Sees Dramatic Drop In Black Residents...

Where have all the Black Chicagoans gone? That's the question on everyone's mind, as the Windy City's African-American population has plummeted more than 15 percent...

#HarlemIsHarlem: Community Is Up In Arms As...

Are Black people losing Harlem to gentrification? And what is SoHa? Gentrifiers want to rename Harlem between 110th and 125th Streets SoHa for Southern...

Baltimore Is a Case Study In How...

What are Black elected officials doing to help their Black constituents? What is the purpose and value of Black power if there are Black...

Symposium Discusses City of Atlanta as ‘Black...

Can Atlanta still be considered the 'Black Mecca?' A mecca of equity? Opportunity for all? What about racial equality or Black economic growth? The City...

Stephen A. Smith Delivers Unexpected Comments Following...

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wu_DtbhJa0k&nohtml5=False Sports commentator and journalist Stephen A. Smith talks about gentrification and poverty as causes of Black crime on First Take. Smith also discusses the...

With Gentrification, Black People Are Becoming Outsiders...

Gentrification. What are we to make of it, and why is it necessary?  Must a community become a white space in order for its...

Latest Batman Comic Addresses Police Violence, Gentrification

The latest issue of DC’s Batman comic addresses urban gentrification and police brutality, two pressing current issues, according to The Guardian. In the issue,...

Gentrification of New Orleans Has Benefited White...

This week marks the official 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the storm that devastated New Orleans. Federal officials including Presidents Barack Obama, Bill Clinton...

Rapid Gentrification Rates in Portland, Oregon, Are...

It is not ironic that Portland, Oregon, is gentrifying faster than any city in America. Portland actually has a little-known legacy of helping to virtually...

What’s Right With Minneapolis? Certainly Not Its...

Minneapolis, a city that is 79 percent Caucasian and is gentrifying at an alarming rate, has been praised as a wonderful place to live....

Gentrification Scheme: Brooklyn Landlord and Building Inspectors...

Tenant Leslie Rahaman, a single mother with three children living in small, unkempt building in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn, heard a bang on...

10 Signs That Your Neighborhood Is Being...

Investments in Public Transportation There is almost an immediate call to improve the bus and rail services when a neighborhood is being gentrified. Unfortunately, what...
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