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Advocates Slam Updated Baltimore County Redistricting Proposal That Keeps Just One Majority Black Council District

November 19, 2021

Although civil rights groups have urged Baltimore County Council members to include a second majority Black district in new council maps, an updated draft released by the county council this week still includes only one such district. Maps released by the Baltimore County Redistricting Commission came under fire earlier this year after civil rights advocacy groups, including the Baltimore County NAACP and American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland, said the maps “pack” Black residents into a single majority district, diluting their power.

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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