It is an election year in Annapolis. The mayor is running for a second term. Aldermen have started to announce re-election plans. And outsiders have begun to mount primary challenges to incumbents. When polls open on the city’s Sept. 21 primary election, nearly a third of its 25,000 eligible voters will be Black, and as many as three Black City Council incumbents could be on the ballot.
106 years later: Annapolis ‘grandfather clause’ Supreme Court decision helped catalyze Black political involvement
February 12, 2021