Can Neighborhoods Be Revitalized Without Gentrifying Them?

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?

Powerful Performance By Kofi Genfi & Sisi Nike #LiveInTheeDen

The Undoubted Reprise || Kofi Genfi x Sisi Nike #LiveInTheeDen | January 31,2014   Meet The Performers Jane Of All Trades Sisi Nike is a make-up artist based out of the NY metro area. She is driven by a strong, relentless work ethic that challenges her to continuously perfect her craft. Make-up artistry is her way … More Powerful Performance By Kofi Genfi & Sisi Nike #LiveInTheeDen

HRSH REYALITEE ACCORDING TO INSTAGRAM #Follow @SmokeyLocs

So. Instagram is really dope! So I took the liberty to stalk the Street Poets, the FBMT Execs, and some Friends and Street Poet supports Instagrams and this is what some of the pictures I saw told me about them. Up first is HRSH REYALITEE. HRSH is a Poet, Mentor, Writer and the CEO of … More HRSH REYALITEE ACCORDING TO INSTAGRAM #Follow @SmokeyLocs

Power Moves X Sherifa X BU-Clothing

Sherifa. Sherifa is Powerful because she is a living example for her peers, and those who are coming up next. Thank God She got right now. Connect with this Power House Now!  Twitter Connect with Black N Ugly and Get Your Outfit tight. Official BU Clothing website – Official STORE – Facebook – Twitter What is BU-Clothing? Bu short for #blacknugly is a … More Power Moves X Sherifa X BU-Clothing

Ignorance Driven Knits X Street Poets Artistry Collective: Street Poets NYC X I.D.K.

IGNORANCE DRIVEN KNITS Twitter – Facebook – Online Store ‘I don’t know why i’m still The target… because they fear my true power.’ – Ignorance Driven Knowledge Uniting Knowledge and Style Ignorance Driven Knits, a Clothing Line with the goal to Counteract Ignorance with creative designs with inspiring and motivating statements. The founder of the … More Ignorance Driven Knits X Street Poets Artistry Collective: Street Poets NYC X I.D.K.

THEE KING X THEE OPEN MIC X DECEMBER 14TH X STREET POETS NYC

STREET POET NYC PRESENTS THE FINAL SESSION. LADIES AND GENTLEMEN THIS IS THE LAST THEE OPEN MIC SESSION AT THE STREET POETS DEN. THEE OPEN MIC WILL BE MOVING TO THE STREET POETS LOFT STARTING JANUARY 2013. THANK YOU FOR F#@%!&%^ WITH SOME STREET POETS. PEACE. (Keep Scrolling down past the flyer.) THEE OPEN MIC: … More THEE KING X THEE OPEN MIC X DECEMBER 14TH X STREET POETS NYC