Spaces that Once Were: Gentrification and High Density
A mid–rise building now stands where her grandmother's hair salon once stood on H Street, NE in the same way that an 11–unit building stands in the space that was once her single–family home on Kearny Street, NE in Washington, DC, recalls Daiyyah Edwards Abdullah.
Do You Really Need a Bank?
Stopping by the local bank branch used to be part of most Americans' everyday routine, like picking up milk and bread at the grocery store. But changes in technology have made banks less central in many people's lives.
POHGEP Helps Gambian Libraries Build Back Better
With international assistance, including that from the Port Of Harlem Gambian Education Partnership (POHGEP), the Balal Public Library, Ayuba Suleiman Diallo Education Center reopened in February and the Baobab Youth Development Association Phillis Wheatley Library reopened in June.
Mosaic Theater Company Announces 6 Play In–Person Season
Mosaic Theater Company of DC will return to in–person production at H Street's Atlas Performing Arts Center with six new plays in its seventh season, while continuing to provide streaming options for those who cannot attend live shows.
While the nation comes to some reckoning with Juneteenth becoming a federal holiday; therefore, hard to ignore, New Yorkers will celebrate Abolition Commemoration Day Mon, Jul 12. The Brookings Institution presents The Examining the Effects of Student Debt Cancellation for those working to create a more liberating future, Mon, Jun 28.
Interesting to see our most popular contributor returning as having the most popular page on our website. A story from the Philadelphia Tribune was number one amongst our email readers. We take pride during the first federal celebration of Junetenth to exercise our freedom to share; therefore, expose and promote, the work of the Black–owned Tribune.