On the left is the late Anne Pressly, a news anchor who was beaten to death in Little Rock, Arkansas.
On the left is Curtis L. Vance, the suspect in the case. Here's how the New York Times described his arrest in the "cityâ€™s tough south-central neighborhood."
"The victim lived in a rented cottage-style house in the affluent Pulaski Heights neighborhood, the Country Club of Little Rock only three blocks from her front door. The poor section of the city where Mr. Vance was apprehended exudes a sense of menace, with crimes against people and property as common on its streets as they were essentially unheard of along the lanes that surround Ms. Presslyâ€™s former address."[Suspect Arrested In Fatal Beating Of Little Rock TV Anchorwoman, By Steve Barnes, November 27, 2008 ]
Let me see if I can convey, in two words, the difference between the two neighborhoods that the New York Times
is hinting at. Miss Pressly lived in a white neighborhood. Mr. Vance lives in a black neighborhood. But neither the word black, nor the word white, nor any synonyms thereof
appears in the New York Times