Everybody loves a parade, and there's no better reason to gather for a fun yet meaningful event than the Annapolis MLK Parade & African Diaspora Festival scheduled for 12 pm on April 1st. The MLK Parade and African Diaspora Festival return on April 1st. Image courtesy of Annapolis Discovered…Read More
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Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with Black History, Heritage & Culture in Anne Arundel County On August 28, 1963, 500 Annapolis and Anne Arundel County residents boarded buses to attend the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Little did they know they were about to join 250,000…Read More
In honor of Black History Month, we’re spotlighting a very important figure in our city’s history. John T. Chambers, Jr. was Annapolis’ first and only Black Mayor. He served the capital city from April 12th to June 7th, in 1981. Mr. Chambers was appointed by the City Council to replace the…Read More