According to the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, there are over 113,000 licensed architects across the country but only 433 of them are black women. Chandra Moore is working to increase those numbers.
“Being a black woman in architecture is painful,” the San Francisco native said. “A lot of the men, especially onsite, treat you very differently. I’m used to being the spicy girl. But I didn’t get here by being sweet.”
At The Neighborhoods, we’re interested in hearing from everybody in Detroit about what matters most to you.
Do you have a story to tell about what your community group is doing in the neighborhood? Tell us.
Do you have a story to tell about a home that needs to come down in your neighborhood? Tell us.