Photo: Courtesy of Jeff Blankfort

Kathleen Neal Cleaver: Communications Secretary

Cover Photo: Courtesy of Jeff Blankfort he Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) embodied the “pinnacle” of what Kathleen Neal Cleaver wanted to do and their former headquarters at 360 Nelson Street in Atlanta is now a vacant lot. Before joining SNCC in 1966, Kathleen Neal had been keeping up with reports on the unrest taking […]

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Gentrification, integration, deconcentration

In the article entitled, Spatial Deconcentration, Yulonda Ward lays out her research on the gentrification of black neighborhoods. She insists that the depopulation of blacks in major cities came as a result of the Kerner Commission Report of 1968. Kerner himself, the chairman of the commission and former governor of Illinois, and the influence of […]