If you’re looking to reconnect with the American Black diaspora within the US, here are a few places where you can begin that journey.
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After being nearly destroyed in the ‘60s from urban renewal projects like roads, freeways, and to make way for other infrastructure, Milwaukee’s Bronzeville neighborhood has, in the years since, retaken its place at the center of the Black community. Since the late ‘90s, a still ongoing revivification project has brought a renewed sense of community to the once ravaged neighborhood. This has been accomplished via a series of community projects that empower existing members of the neighborhood to spearhead new businesses, organizations, and initiatives that will recirculate funds among them rather than funnel them out.