Cracked roadways and obstructs of wilted dirt and grass envelop the Edison senior high school campus into the heart of west Fresno.
Police cars, churches and liquor stores abound.
But woods, food markets, hospitals, parks, restaurants, and banking institutions stay away from sight.
Meanwhile, across Highways 180 and 99 heading north toward Bullard Avenue, there clearly was another part of Fresno, where amenities flower and several white residents prosper.
вЂњThereвЂ™s no potholes, no broken-up cement; thereвЂ™s green.