Baltimore’s new housing plan could provide a form of neighborhood uplift that benefits communities, not developers. By: Michelle Chen Source: thenation.com Last year, the death of Freddie Grey in police cusody, put his neighborhood in a tragic spotlight, highlighting an all-too common urban misery: epidemic poverty, blighted lots, and shattered homes. Gray’s Baltimore has become … More Can Neighborhoods Be Revitalized Without Gentrifying Them?
It’s very important to have these conversations. At times, many people would disregard these conversations as negative. however, I believe it is the complete opposite. I think we should take the time to discuss the different realities that may be possible for this to occur. Often we have to understand that we are taking information … More The bGirl Movement X South Caroline & The Second Amendment
Blogging THIS one to say… aint nobody immune, Lol. Enjoy! – The Street Blogger Beyonce and rapper husband Jay Z visited Havana last week on a cultural trip that was fully licensed by the United States Treasury Department, according to a source familiar with the trip. The pair apparently traveled legally to the Communist-ruled island … More Treasury Dept. says Beyonce, Jay-Z Cuba trip was sanctioned after lawmakers question legality
Since We Aren’t getting to the issues. Let’s enjoy the FABULOUS outfit our First Lady wore today. (Lol.) The first family headed out to Monday’s inaugural festivities with Michelle Obama leading a very coordinated fashion parade in a navy-silk, checkered-patterned coat and dress by Thom Browne that were inspired by a menswear necktie. Complete Coverage: … More Inauguration Day 2013: First lady Michelle Obama’s fashion choices