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 […]

THE OBAMA PRESIDENTIAL CENTER: A SYMPOSIUM

THE OBAMA PRESIDENTIAL CENTER: A SYMPOSIUM

    The Obama Presidential Center: A Symposium The Obama Presidential Center: A Symposium Published on Mar 9, 2018 Community leaders, along with architecture and urban planning experts, discuss the impact the Obama Presidential Center will have on Chicago’s South Side. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV). cantv.org      Go to […]