In Baltimore’s Roland Park neighborhood, you’ll find bike lanes and gourmet grocery stores and private school students with Starbucks drinks in hand. But go a few miles south, and suddenly food deserts, shootings and homelessness abound. When compared to the 54 other neighborhoods of Baltimore, Roland Park had the greatest median household income and the third highest white population, according to 2017 data from the Baltimore City Health department, the most recent available.
As a summer camp counselor, I saw the ‘two Baltimores’ through children
October 21, 2022