Cast Down Your Bucket Where You Are: Renovating IN Gary, IN
(This article is part of a ten-article series.) On Monday, November 14, 2022, my brother and I joined a growing movement of small developers investing in a city that has experienced divestment for more than 40 years. On our street, four homes sitting on spacious 75–feet wide midwestern lots have been recently renovated.
"The selected center image represents his character and strength. The blue sky with beautiful white clouds is intended to give you the impression that he is looking over the world." says artist Greg Scott. The image hangs at the Juffureh Slavery Museum in The Gambia and online.
With Donations from Wyoming and Texas to Accra: We Raised It!
Unlike industrialized nations where the populations are getting much older, The Gambia is much like other African nations with about 60 percent of the Gambian population being under the age of 25. Consequently, much of the world's future is African. We are proud that our readers are helping to prepare the world's future.
Black Wealth Tour Begins In Houston
Over the next two years, the tour will include more than 60 cities as NAREB organizes classes, workshops, and one–on–one counseling to advise families on homebuying, investing, and careers in real estate. There is also a course on heir's property, educating people on how to properly pass along real estate and protect themselves from gentrification. The Houston stop is Saturday, October 7.
The Apollo Theater’s Inaugural Festival of Arts & Ideas starts Friday; Dr Makaziwe Mandela speaks in London for British Black History Month; and don’t miss the Children’s Africana Books Awards Ceremony and Festival Oct 14 in DC. NAREB-HBREA Building Black Wealth tour starts in Houston, Oct 7. If you have a student loan, see Biden Unveils New Student Debt Forgiveness Plan under Money and Khismet Wearable Art is having a pop-up at Zawadi-DC Oct 14 -15.
A CR Gibbs’s historical account continues to hold the fort among those reaching our internet page. Cory Armand (pictured) is one of the few subjects to rule on Facebook, then on Instagram. Read more of his story in the series: Cast Down Your Bucket Where You Are: Renovating IN Gary, IN.