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 […]

Center in Paris

Center in Paris

The Black Metropolis, between Past and Future: Race, Urban Planning and African-American Culture in Chicago University of Chicago Home About the Center Undergraduate Courses Graduate Students Faculty Giving to the Center Events Encountering Paris Search Published on Nov 15, 2017 International and Multidisciplinary Colloquium 15-18 November 2017 The Black Metropolis, Between Past & Future: Race, […]

Secret Chicago Bird Sanctuaries Attract ‘Snazzy AfroBirders’ Group

Pullman & Roseland      Sports & Outdoors            Urban Animals By Justin Breen | January 20, 2017 5:46am | Updated on January 24, 2017 11:28am @dnainfo_breen Twitter Facebook Email More Secret bird sanctuaries CHICAGO — Sherry Williams relates her story to the hundreds of thousands of birds that live in and pass through Chicago each year. The Englewood native and […]

Chicago can’t afford to squander its blues music legacy

January 21, 2017 EDITORIAL Comments Email Print By CRAIN’S EDITORIAL BOARD Photo by Getty ImagesMuddy Waters, circa 1963 Chicago can’t afford to squander its blues music legacy Chicago, which perpetually claims to be a world-class city, has failed to promote its best-known cultural export: blues music. The enduring global influence of Chicago blues is widely acknowledged: Scratch Keith […]