May 2, 2020

Quote of the Month (5/20):

"Despite those features of being black in America that transcended space, place and time, southern transplants claimed the right to speak as different kinds of black folks, reared and raised according to different, and in this case southern,...

April 25, 2020

I was about to be a part of a dynamic group of scholars from Emory University, Georgia Tech and Georgia State. We collectively wrote a piece on how to respond to the state of housing in Georgia. Thank you to my colleagues

Elora Raymond and Dan Immergluck for taking the...

April 25, 2020

Due to the current pandemic, I haven't posted a quote fo this month. As all of us adjust to this new idea of normalcy, I hope that we all take the time to reflect on what is really important. Please be mindful of the rules given by expert public health professionals, t...

March 9, 2020

Had the privilege of delivering the keynote for The Cincinnati Project's annual symposium. This year's topic was housing affordability. Thank you to Littisha Bates and Tia Sherèe Gaynor for their hospitality. Also, big shout out to Jennifer Malat and I wish her the bes...

March 9, 2020

Quote of the Month (3/20):​

"Spaces become places when their inhabitants invest their memories, labors, and dreams in them. In doing so, people craft an ethic of care and attachment to the places of their everyday lives."

Willow Lung-Amam

Associate Professor

Urban Studie...

February 10, 2020

Quote of the Month (2/20):


"Urban communities and Black people continue to be disparaged by any number of quality of life indicators in 2019 as were identified in 1968."

Brandi Blessett

Department of Political Science

University of Cincinnati​

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