Thursday, December 5, 2019

Tag: gentrification

Residents Cry Gentrification after Boston Community Center...

A historic Boston community center named after Harriet Tubman is being forced to relocate as part of a multi-million dollar deal that would turn...

New York City Council-Members Blast Program for...

Black city council members are taking New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration to task for a city home seizure program they...

Neighborhood Association Says Development in Historic Black...

An Atlanta neighborhood association is defending developers in the hot seat for initially failing to include Black residents in marketing imagery for...

Church Sign Declaring ‘Black Folks Need to...

A Birmingham pastor unhappy with a mega church's plans to build a satellite campus in a "high crime" area of the city is firing...

Are the ‘Best Cities’ In America Truly...

Owning a home has long been considered a key part of the American dream. But a home’s value can vary based on its location....

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...