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[caption id="attachment_16591" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Panelists at the Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI). Photo courtesy of Yiling Wong.[/caption] On Wednesday, February 13th, 2019, representatives from Africatown Community Land Trust, Byrd Barr Place, Capitol Hill Housing, and the original Liberty Bank gathered to share their inspirations for the...

[caption id="attachment_16583" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Kristi Brown and Damon Bomar of That Brown Girl Cooks! Photo courtesy of Kristi Brown[/caption] Kristi Brown, Chef Goddess of That Brown Girl Cooks!, alongside her son and business partner Damon Bomar, will open their first restaurant at the newly minted Liberty Bank...

[caption id="attachment_16547" align="alignleft" width="399"] Jaebadiah Gardner poses in front of Seattle's famed Gum Wall.[/caption] As one of few African American real estate developers in Seattle, Jaebadiah Gardner is poised to know a great deal about the challenges and opportunities of developing affordable housing in the Central...

Community Spotlight: Walter Jones   A unique feature of the Liberty Bank Building development is a commitment to hiring women and minority subcontractors on the project. Meeting the project's goals depends on a strong partnership with the community. Africatown-Central District Preservation & Development Association has been an...