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Posts Tagged ‘black history’

Black History Month Reception, February 23rd, 2012

Annapolis, MD Anthony, thank you very, very much for everything that you’ve done, and also for our friendship. I’ve been so very blessed by Anthony Brown, and his friendship, and his professionalism, his expertise, especially on health care. So let’s make the most of these next two and a half years, and the eight after  Read the Rest…

Which of the following famous African Americans lived in Maryland?, February 13th, 2012

To take part in Black History Month activities and learn about the contributions of Marylanders, visit the Banneker-Douglass Museum in Annapolis or click here for other cultural events. Take our latest Marylander quiz: Thank you for participating! The following individuals lived in Maryland: Benjamin Banneker (Baltimore County), Frederick Douglass (Talbot County), Harriet Tubman (Dorchester County), Billie Holiday  Read the Rest…

Statement from Governor Martin O’Malley on Black History Month, February 2nd, 2012

MKL Wreath Laying CeremonyANNAPOLIS, MD (February 2, 2012) – Governor Martin O’Malley today issued the following statement on Black History Month:  “This month, we honor and celebrate the achievements and contributions of African Americans to our nation. “Frederick Douglass once said, ‘We are one, our cause is one, and we   Read the Rest...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Remarks, April 4th, 2008

Mr. Speaker, thank you very much for the introduction.  Thank you for the opportunity to join with all of you, my fellow citizens, on this very important day.  The Lieutenant Governor and I consider ourselves very honored that we have the privilege to serve with all of you, especially in these important times in our  Read the Rest…