Upton in the news – ‘A bastion of Baltimore’s Black history and culture, Upton neighborhood seen as center for revitalization’ – Baltimore Sun

Shelley Halstead Upton/Marble Hill resident Shelley Halstead is the leader of Black Women Build, an organization that trains black women in carpentry, electrical, and plumbing skills by restoring vacant and deteriorated houses in West Baltimore. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Upton/Marble Hill resident Shelley Halstead is the leader of Black Women Build, an organization that trains black women in carpentry, electrical, and plumbing skills by restoring vacant and deteriorated houses in West Baltimore. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)

Among blocks of crumbling row houses in West Baltimore, one can see the deleterious effects discriminatory housing practices have wrought on the community. Here, Shelley Halstead ’14 sees opportunity….

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