Everybody loves a parade! With the weather warming up bit by bit, and the pandemic waning, there’s no better reason to gather for a fun yet meaningful event than the Annapolis MLK Parade & African Diaspora Festival scheduled for noon on April 2nd. The MLK Parade and African Diaspora Festival…Read More
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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
On August 28, 1963, 500 residents of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County boarded buses to attend the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Little did they know they were about to join 250,000 others that day in DC in what would become one of the major turning points of the Civil Rights…Read More