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Are Gentrified Cities Too Greedy?
Urban renewal works in D.C. and New Orleans. But the needs of the vulnerable shouldn't be ignored....


This Day in Black History: July 12, 1967
The historic Newark Rebellion began on July 12, 1967....


Mayors Get Some Quality Time With President Obama
The two-day meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors at the White House gave municipal leaders a ch...


New Orleans Jazz Landmark Razed in Rebuilding Push
NEW ORLEANS – New Orleans' heritage as the cradle of jazz helps it draw millions of visitors ...


The GOP May Be Coming to a Neighborhood Near You
The GOP is planning a "renewal" to build a more diverse base....


Trader Joe's Drops Black-Neighborhood Store Plan
The Trader Joe's grocery-store chain has dropped a plan to open a new store in the heart of the cit...


On the Record With…Pastor Charles Jenkins
There’s nothing this man of God can’t do. Just watch him open a $26 million center that will offer ...


Detroit Looks to Use Its Land in Innovative Ways
Detroit is now grappling with how to deal with the huge swaths of abandoned areas within the city....


Detroit: A City of Harsh Challenges – and Glimmers of Hope
BET.com explores the deep challenges facing America's Motor City and the people and forces seeking ...


Tara Setmayer
Tara Setmayer bio....


Historic Black Homes in "Little Liberia" in Connecticut in Jeopardy
Historic Black Homes in "Little Liberia" in Connecticut in Jeopardy...


Sculpture Honoring Ida B. Wells to Be Built in Chicago
To mark the 150th anniversary of Ida B. Wells' birth in 2012, an effort is under way to build a scu...


Detroit wants to save itself by shrinking
Detroit wants to save itself by shrinking...


Unemployment Benefits Bill Headed to House
A Senate bill to extend unemployment benefits is now in the House's court....