New York Times, etc.
In the wake of the 24/7 report that Erie, PA is ranked the worst city for Blacks, several essays and news stories have examined this reality through the lens of the McBride Viaduct / East Ave. Bridge.
new york times - March 12, 2018
Michael Kimmelman's New York Times story on the Viaduct included photos by Damon Winters. Despite documenting the concerns of the community and the bigoted views of key Mayoral advisor, the new Mayor dismissed Kimmelman's front-page story commenting the story seems to have been written prior to Kimmelman's visit to Erie.
Erie reader - March 14, 2018
Jim Wertz framed the Viaduct issue as a basic civil right in his column, Erie at Large.
Erie Times-News - December 27, 2017
Rev. Dr. Charles Mock, a member of Erie's African-American Concerned Clergy and ErieCPR:connect+respect, explained how saving the Viaduct can change Erie for the better.
erie ranked worst city for blackS - Novemer 3, 2017
Evan Comen and Michael B. Sauter explain how residential segregation contributes to racial inquality in Erie, PA and other US cities in their essay on the "Worst Cities for Black Americans."