Tag Archives: Richard Breland

Same House, Changing Times

Two generations of Brelands focus on positive aspects of South Side, such as decent neighbors From the second story of a yellow house, Richard Breland has watched the South Side change for almost half a century. When the 15th Ward was demolished, Breland — like many of his displaced neighbors — relocated to the South Side. But he missed the ... Read More »

Last Chance to See Breland Photos

Scores of photographs providing a visual retrospective of African-American life in Central New York, titled, “Black Syracuse & Beyond,” will be on display to the public at Syracuse University’s Schine Student Center through March 3. The pictures, taken by South Side resident Richard Breland, illustrate the people, businesses and community life of the city’s African-American neighborhoods, including the long-defunct 15th ... Read More »