Arabbers and Mennonites: 20180727_MDPS301

Boys gather around a horse-drawn cart full of produce outside an arabber stable in Baltimore. The vanishing tradition of urban horsemen known as {quote}arabbers{quote} took root with black families in Baltimore after the Civil War, and it persists in areas where healthful food is scarce among corner markets and greasy takeout joints.

Boys gather around a horse-drawn cart full of produce outside an arabber stable in Baltimore. The vanishing tradition of urban horsemen known as "arabbers" took root with black families in Baltimore after the Civil War, and it persists in areas where healthful food is scarce among corner markets and greasy takeout joints.