BRONZEVILLE SMART GREENBUILD

BRONZEVILLE SMART GREENBUILD

      BRONZEVILLE COMMUNITY RENEWS CALL FOR NATIONAL HERITAGE AREA DESIGNATION   Park Service Designation Could Hold Keys to Sustainable Community CHICAGO— The Bronzeville Community Development Partnership (BCDP) today called for the Illinois Congressional delegation and the incoming Pritzker administration to help petition the National Park Service to designate the Bronzeville community a National Heritage […]

There is a new comment to Facing Demolition: The Last Remaining Boston Store Stable

There is a new comment to Facing Demolition: The Last Remaining Boston Store Stable

Black Metropolis Convention & Tourism Council (BMC&TC) a 501c3 not-for-profit Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) for the historic Bronzeville community and the broader south lakefront and south westside region of Chicago, is committed to saving, preserving and creating an inclusive, collaborative, civic engagement, community-based inspired, highest and best adaptive re-use restoration implementation strategic plan for the rare, last of its […]

Haki Madhubuti has lived his life as an act of defiance And the 76-year-old educator, essayist, activist, and founder of Third World Press is as radical as ever.

Haki Madhubuti has lived his life as an act of defiance And the 76-year-old educator, essayist, activist, and founder of Third World Press is as radical as ever.

By Patrick T. Reardon Sign up for our newsletters Subscribe Haku Madhubuti in his office at Third World Press NOLIS ANDERSON   Don L. Lee was ten years old when his mother, Maxine, took him and his younger sister to visit the minister of one of the largest black churches in Detroit. It was mid-20th-century […]

Black Meccas are Shrinking

Black Meccas are Shrinking

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader In Bronzeville, whites and Asians are exercising at LA Fitness and shopping at Mariano’s supermarket on S. King Drive. In Harlem, a Banana Republic factory store sits next to the world-famous Apollo Theater, drawing affluent white shoppers who are paying high prices in what was once America’s Black capital. Black […]

Gentrification: high tech ethnic cleansing

Gentrification: high tech ethnic cleansing

Gentrification: high tech ethnic cleansing Harry C. Alford, For New Pittsburgh Courier HARRY C. ALFORD Gentrification as defined by Wikipedia: “Gentrification is a process of renovation of deteriorated urban neighborhoods by means of the influx of more affluent residents. This is a common and controversial topic in politics and in urban planning. Gentrification can improve […]

Chicago, New York, Detroit, Philadelphia losing Blacks to ‘reverse migration’ By crusader – July 9, 2018

Chicago, New York, Detroit, Philadelphia losing Blacks to ‘reverse migration’ By crusader – July 9, 2018

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader In Bronzeville, whites and Asians are exercising at LA Fitness and shopping at Mariano’s supermarket on S. King Drive. In Harlem, a Banana Republic factory store sits next to the world-famous Apollo Theater, drawing affluent white shoppers who are paying high prices in what was once America’s Black capital. Black […]

Black Metropolis Convention & Tourism Council announces new R&B mapping project with H.S. student interns for National Tourism Week and Preservation Month

  For immediate release May 7th, 2018   Black Metropolis Convention &  Tourism Council announces new R&B mapping project with H.S. student interns for National Tourism Week and Preservation Month    The Black Metropolis Convention & Tourism Council (BMC&TC), Bronzeville’s Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) has announced a series of new project launches for National Travel […]