“[We are] outraged that, one year after the world bore witness to the decades of disinvestment in poor neighborhoods and communities of color, city leaders would respond by bending over backwards to back a $535 million playground for the rich,” Charly Carter, the executive director of Maryland Working Families, a progressive political advocacy group, says. “This is the new Jim Crow—black and brown families subsidizing wealthy developers while our own neighborhoods crumble.” – Slate.com, June 2016
What if Under Armour atomized its development plans throughout the city and created mixed-use, mixed-income development that included public space with athletic fields sponsored by UA?
Now THAT would be something.
More to come.