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Governor Moore proclaims 2024 as Maryland’s Year of Civil Rights

ANNAPOLIS, MD—This week, Governor Wes Moore proclaimed 2024 as Maryland’s Year of Civil Rights during a launch event at the Banneker-Douglass Museum, Maryland’s official African American history and culture museum. Joined by First Lady Dawn Moore and the Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture, the launch celebrated the upcoming events that will honor Maryland’s Year of Civil Rights …


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Governor Hogan issues proclamation recognizing February as Black History Month in Maryland [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan has issued a proclamation recognizing February as Black History Month in Maryland. “During Black History Month, we celebrate the heroism of Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass, Thurgood Marshall, and Black Marylanders from all walks of life who have shaped our state’s history and heritage,” said Governor Hogan. “I invite all Marylanders to take time during the month of …


Gov. Hogan announces nearly $1 million in African American heritage preservation grants

ANNAPOLIS, MD—The Hogan administration on Tuesday announced that 12 Maryland nonprofits were recently awarded nearly $1 million in funds by the Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture (MCAAHC) and the Maryland Historical Trust (MHT). These grants offer assistance to organizations and private citizens in their sponsorship of projects involving the acquisition, construction, or improvement of sites related to …