Baltimore parks are unifiers, but that wasn’t always the case

Baltimore has historically been deeply divided by race, wealth and health outcomes. The city’s legacy of racially-motivated investment in white neighborhoods and disinvestment in Black ones has turned some streets, such as Greenmount Avenue, into deeply etched dividing lines that separate communities. Sadly, these neighborhood boundaries are more than just symbolic. They are physical manifestations of historic social injustices that perpetuate concentrations of poverty and uneven investment. (Balt Sun)

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