Wendell Pierce as you may remember, is an actor from “The Wire.” known for his role as Detective Bunk Moreland. Undoubtedly, the actor isn’t just a “taker.” He’s utilizing his resources and influence to bring jobs to Baltimore. According to reports, Pierce announced that he is investing in a $20 million apartment complex in the arts district of Baltimore. A portion of the residences will be offered to artists at a discounted rate and the artists will be able to display their work in the building’s galleries. A certain amount of construction jobs for the complex will also be allotted to Baltimore residents.
“They’re not going to be the entire workforce, but we wanted to put together a jobs program for people from the community” he stated.