Commentary

There Are Plenty More Baltimores

To get to Sandtown-Winchester, Freddie Gray’s neighborhood and the neighborhood where he was killed, you’ll need to exit the highway and travel west on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Soon you will pass the gleaming football and baseball stadiums, million dollar monuments to the Baltimore Ravens and Baltimore Orioles. Off to your right, the Inner Harbor beckons, a beacon of successful economic redevelopment. Around the Harbor, ritzy hotels and expensive condominiums abound. Over the past two decades, downtown Baltimore has been revitalized into a walkable, welcoming, vital place.

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