Multifaceted entertainer Queen Latifah will be adding real estate developer to her resume after she recently returned to her hometown of Newark, New Jersey to build affordable homes in the form of townhouses.


Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones has made clear that she is not down with a tech startup firm that is financially backed by Jay-Z and Will Smith.


OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Four homeless women ordered by a judge last week to leave a vacant house they illegally occupied in Oakland were evicted before dawn Tuesday by heavily armed sheriff’s deputies in a case that highlighted California’s severe housing shortage and growing numbers of homeless people. What the Alameda County Sheriff Department did […]


CHICAGO (AP) — Striking Chicago teachers who are seeking smaller class sizes and higher pay also are demanding that the nation’s third-largest city do more to lower housing costs and put more resources into helping homeless students. The demand for affordable housing citywide — for students and their financially-strapped families as well as for school […]

Little Known Black History Facts

The Seattle Open House Campaign stretched from 1959, and officially ended on this day 50 years ago in 1968. The focus of the campaign was to strike down the legal right landlords held to discriminate against Blacks and other minorities in the city as the minority population grew at a record rate. Prior to the […]

Dr. Ben Carson and I are both African-American men who hail from Detroit. And that’s where the similarities end. Carson, who has been nominated by President-elect Donald Trump to become the next Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, is a brilliant neurosurgeon but who has zero experience running a massive federal agency. […]

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President Obama made history on Friday by becoming the first U.S. sitting president to visit the Hiroshima bomb site in Japan. The city was destroyed 71 years ago by the world’s first atomic bomb, dropped by American forces. Prior to his arrival, a large crowd gathered by the memorial site. President Obama and Japanese Prime Minister […]

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DARIEN, Conn. (AP) — In one of the country’s richest towns — where Mercedes, BMWs and Land Rovers cruise tree-lined streets of multimillion-dollar homes — a man who proposed building more accessible housing says angry neighbors took out their frustration on his son: a 9-year-old boy who was demoted to a lower-level Little League team. […]

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Like a growing number of renters across the country, Christene James of Jackson, Mississippi is near the end of her rope. Her part-time job as a gas station cashier no longer covers expenses since her fiancé’s layoff at a water meter technology supplier. “The pay is so low at most places, the rent becomes unaffordable,” […]