Valuing Black assets in Black communities

Robert Brox, center, and his wife, Jolie Brox, co owners of Fit 4 You MKE discuss their lavender lemonade and health products at their booth set up as part of the annual Kwanzaa celebration at the Wisconsin Black Historical Society on West Center Street in Milwaukee on Sunday. The annual celebration of African American culture featured speakers, various food vendors and dancing and drumming.Kwanzaa 4310

Andre Perry, a senior fellow in Brookings Metro and author of “Know Your Price: Valuing Black Lives and Property in America’s Black Cities,” published in 2020 by Brookings Institution Press, talks about a new partnership with the NAACP that focuses on the strengths and assets of Black majority cities that are worthy of increased investment.

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