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Maryland flag lowered to honor civil rights heroes

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ANNAPOLIS, MD—On Tuesday, February 20, 2024, the Maryland flag was lowered to half-staff to honor the courage, sacrifice, and relentless efforts of civil rights leaders throughout history. The flag will remain at half-staff until sunset, by order of Governor Wes Moore.

Civil Rights Heroes Day is recognized on February 20th.

The day is dedicated to recognizing the contributions of civil rights and abolition leaders to society.

The Maryland flag will remain lowered until sunset on Tuesday.

This article was written with the assistance of AI and reviewed by a human editor.

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