Red Tails (movie)

Back in Baltimore, Wes Moore has big plans for his hometown

Back in Baltimore, Wes Moore has big plans for his hometown

When Wes Moore swings a sledgehammer, he does it with his whole body, with the easy confidence of someone who's used to manual labor.

It's early on a Saturday morning, and Wes is one of a couple dozen volunteers who have gathered in the Oliver neighborhood of East Baltimore to break up the concrete of old row house foundations in preparation for a park. The project is called Operation Oliver, and it's orchestrated and executed by the 6th Branch, a group of military veterans who are hoping to make change at home.

After a morning of smashing concrete and carting around wheelbarrows of mulch, Moore's next stop was Baltimore Startup Weekend for Education at Under Armor...