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Maryland Gets its First Black Governor. What Does That Mean for the Black Community? 

In our country’s 246-year history, we’ve had just three elected 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 serving as lieutenant governor and the state’s first African-American senator […]