For nearly two decades, many longtime residents of the West Baltimore neighborhood of Poppleton have been displaced from their homes for the sake of redevelopment plans that have yet to materialize.
Author Archives: J. Brian Charles
J. Brian Charles is deputy editor of Baltimore Beat. Previously, he was a staffer at The Trace, The Hill, Chalkbeat, Governing, and Orange County Register. His work has appeared in Slate, Vox, Wired, Baltimore Magazine, Baltimore City Paper, and many other publications.
Brian’s recent reporting has been about violence interrupters in Baltimore City for The Guardian, police reform in Newark, New Jersey for The Trace, and the murder of rapper Nipsey Hussle for Playboy.