Kristen Jeffers

Kristen Jeffers is the Black Urbanist. In her quest to create real community, she writes observations on every element, built, un-built, real and sometimes unreal from a North Carolina city that was nearly written off the map as far as the modern economy was concerned.

The Laundromat Litmus Test

If your city makes it difficult for residents to accomplish simple tasks like washing their clothes, you've got a problem.