Donations go towards stewardship of one of Bronzeville's most vibrant green spaces, sustainability education, youth mentorship, and a host of other community-building activities.
This is the video of “The Untold Story of Route 66” by Caille Millner which tells the story of Green Book/Route 66.
Marc Sims talks with Harold L. Lucas President/CEO Black Metropolis Convention & Tourism Council How can Chicago’s African American neighborhoods become more prosperous and dynamic as the African American (ADOS) population declines? These are the links for the video of the interview with Harold L. Lucus by Mark Sims below please click on images below […]
The board directors of the 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 both and humbled and honored to have had Chicago State University (CSU), under the supervision of Racquel Flores-Clemons, University […]
Esther Yoon-Ji Kang November 8, 2019 Esther Yoon-Ji Kang/WBEZ Bronzeville resident Ronald Muhammad said he doesn’t see “any advantage to the community” to have a casino on Chicago’s South Side. Muhammad attended a Nov. 7 meeting at the King branch library in Bronzeville to discuss the potential impact of a Chicago casino. Some South Side […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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… 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 […]