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Maryland gets its first Black governor. What does that mean for the Black community?

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Report for America Corps Member, In our country’s 246-year history, we’ve had just three Black governors. The first came in 1990, more than a century after Black people were granted citizenship and Black men were formally given the right to vote.  Lawrence Douglas Wilder was elected as Virginia’s 66th governor after…


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