Despite thousands of demolitions and rehabs, the number of empty buildings has barely budged for a decade.
"I do feel optimistic," says Edward Gillespie, an instructor at the city's police academy. "But it's not going to be an easy fight."
Terence Dickson isn't opening for outdoor dining at Terra Cafe just yet, even if it might cost him some business.
Closing the digital divide, one kid at a time.
Transit advocates say the city's system perpetuates inequality.
There's a marriage divide in the US that's leaving many working-class and poor kids "doubly disadvantaged," a researcher says.
Reporter Alec MacGillis spent time with tenants of the Kushner's Baltimore properties.
As the charter movement grows, the NAACP has called for a moratorium.
Johns Hopkins initiative aims to bring more jobs to distressed neighborhoods.