Tale of Two Cities

Worldwide news coverage of Baltimore became commonplace in 2015 with the murder of Freddie Gray. The incident marked a massive spike in negative news coverage around the city’s shortcoming. To simplify Baltimore as a “a bad place” is to ignore the prominent, more affluent neighborhoods that have for decades been prioritized by civic leaders while the rest of Baltimore fell to decay. This photo story is to illustrate that Baltimore is far more complicated than one would think.  The real conflict in Baltimore is the dichotomy of life there. “Tale of Two Cities” is an ongoing visual documentary of both sides of the tracks.

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