How the ‘Black Metropolis’ made a comeback

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A ceremony to dedicate a monument to journalist, educator, and civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells is held on June 30, 2021 in the Bronzeville neighborhood of Chicago.

Bronzeville, a neighborhood of Chicago, was the epicenter of a Black renaissance before it fell on hard times. Now, it’s booming again. Here’s the story of its incredible turnaround.

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