The pardons by Gov. Larry Hogan include one for 15-year-old Howard Cooper, who was lynched in Towson in 1885.
Maryland holds itself up as a progressive state when it comes to criminal justice, but a recent report highlights a stark reality: Maryland incarcerates Black people at more than twice the national rate. https://t.co/jpZkiS3atM
— The Real News (@TheRealNews) May 8, 2021
Kudos to PGCo! 1/3 of our state’s budget is spent on healthcare. Despite being one of the wealthiest states, over 450,000 Marylanders remain uninsured, majority of whom are Black, brown & low income. #MedicareForAll is possible. Let’s get my bill, the Healthy Maryland Act passed! https://t.co/1Niw6OScwT
— Del. Gabriel Acevero (@GabrielAcevero) May 7, 2021