Tag: BlackMetropolis

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Righteous Indignation – Holding Leaders Accountable.

 Nia Jovan Andrews  7 Sep 2023

“Righteous indignation is a powerful force that can be used to oppose injustice and bring about social change. It is fueled by a sense of justice and a passion for fairness, and it is a reminder to wrongdoers that their wrongful actions will have consequences.”

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Community Cafes

 Nia Jovan Andrews  29 Aug 2023

I am saddened that I can no longer hangout at the cafes I used to. My go-to spot was always Artist Cafe on Michigan Avenue in Chicago, which unfortunately is no longer there.

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August: National Black Business Month

 Nia Jovan Andrews  15 Aug 2023

"Black entrepreneurs navigate a path riddled with hurdles, from limited capital to biased loan terms. Yet, their unyielding spirit and unwavering determination fuel their journey towards success. Through resilience and innovation, they defy the odds and leave an indelible mark on the business world."

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Community Engagement: The Key to Successful and Accepted Developments

 Nia Jovan Andrews  28 Jul 2023

Getting the community excited about new developments is crucial for their success and acceptance.

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What is Small-scale Development

 Nia Jovan Andrews  27 Jul 2023

Small-scale development involves creating or improving infrastructure, buildings, or projects on a localized level. It differs from large-scale developments, which are more extensive and involve major construction projects or urban planning. Small-scale development aims to enhance the immediate surroundings and cater to the specific needs of a community or neighborhood.

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The benefits of ownership

 Nia Jovan Andrews  27 Jul 2023

Ownership goes beyond simply having possession of something. It comes with various benefits such as a sense of pride and accomplishment, as well as a feeling of responsibility and satisfaction. Being an owner allows for personalization and customization of belongings, which promotes empowerment and autonomy. Ownership also serves as a long-term investment, building equity and accumulating wealth over time, providing stability, security, and potential for future prosperity. In summary, ownership enhances quality of life, promotes a sense of belonging and self-expression, and contributes to financial well-being.

Rust Belt Blog Report: The Black Metropolis

 Nia Jovan Andrews  16 Jun 2023

Recognizing Black Success During Juneteenth. As Juneteenth approaches, it’s essential to acknowledge the accomplishments of Black people, particularly in the region we serve. Although Juneteenth originated in the South, it was the everyday people who recognized their worth that made it a national holiday. It’s time to celebrate and highlight other areas such as Chicago’s Bronzeville, which was once known as the Black Metropolis, and give them the recognition they deserve.

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Rust Belt Revival: Exploring the Resurgence of Cities in America’s Industrial Heartland

 Nia Jovan Andrews  13 Jun 2023

The economic revitalization of Rust Belt cities is a testament to their resilience and adaptability. These cities, once heavily reliant on declining industries such as manufacturing and steel production, have undergone a remarkable transformation in recent years.

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