Compare and Contrast, Inequitable Green Spaces in Baltimore.

Baltimore is a Black city. Baltimore is where the Civil War started and while it was on the side of the Union, it is also the birthplace of redlining and currently in its infrastructure has some of the most extreme examples of the difference between being Black in the United States and being white in the United States.

We spoke to Dr. Lawrence Brown associate professor at Morgan State University in the School of Community Health and Policy to learn more about Baltimore’s racial apartheid and to compare the green space in Baltimore’s predominantly white Bolton Hill to the green space in Sandtown-Winchester.

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