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Baltimore needs more than mentoring post Freddie Gray

Baltimore needs more than mentoring post Freddie Gray

On April 27th, people across the world witnessed our city on fire. But as a Baltimore native I can personally attest that the city has been on fire for decades, though not to the visible eye. Many Baltimore communities — too many to list here — have suffered from decades of neglect, disinvestment and regressive public policies. Unrest and frustration has grown in these communities for years, though largely unnoticed. And yet against odds, these communities remained resilient. Before us is a great opportunity not only to "rebuild" Baltimore, but to reimagine it as a better, stronger and more equitable city for all of its residents. All of us — political...

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