Restoring Bronzeville Tour Testimonial

Restoring Bronzeville Tour Testimonial

Hello Mr. Lucas, My family and I would like to thank you tremendously for giving us such awonderful in depth tour of the Bronzeville, South Side neighborhood ofChicago. Prior to our arrival in Chicago, I searched tirelessly for a tourthat would provide my family an authentic view of Chicago’s Black culture.Thankfully we were not able […]

What is Bronzeville without its bronze residents?   We must undo the reverse Robin Hood approach to neighborhood development.

What is Bronzeville without its bronze residents? We must undo the reverse Robin Hood approach to neighborhood development.

    BERNARD LOYD Urban Juncture Tweet Share Share Email Print Development is happening all over the city with projects rising in every neighborhood. Developers interested in building on the South and West Sides are rejoicing under a Mayor Lori Lightfoot who has committed to prioritize development in neighborhoods that have suffered from decades of disinvestment. […]

Mary Pattillo: The Future of Black Metropolis

Mary Pattillo: The Future of Black Metropolis

  Mary Pattillo is the Harold Washington Professor of Sociology and African American Studies at Northwestern University. She studies race and inequality, housing, urban politics, education, and stratification within the black community. She is the author of two award-winning books, an edited volume, and dozens of other scholarly and popular publications. Pattillo’s talk was sponsored […]

The Real ‘Green Book’ In Chicago: Vacant Lots Replace Black-Owned Businesses That Once Thrived In Bronzeville And Beyond

The Real ‘Green Book’ In Chicago: Vacant Lots Replace Black-Owned Businesses That Once Thrived In Bronzeville And Beyond

Patty Wetli @pattywetli Features contributor See more The Green Book listed places safe for black travelers to stay. But many of the businesses did not survive. “If you’re going to erase a community’s history, you’ve got to kill the landmarks.” Published on Feb 20, 2019 6:50AM CST Bronzeville, Near South Side Primary category in which […]

Sophia King Looks To Keep 4th Ward Seat

Sophia King Looks To Keep 4th Ward Seat

Sophia King Looks To Keep 4th Ward Seat… By David Smallwood Alderman of the 4th Ward since April 2016, Sophia King grew up in Evanston, Illinois. Her family hails from the Mississippi Delta, so as a child and young adult, she spent considerable time in that state. When her mother was accepted into Northwestern University […]