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Anne Arundel council adds slavery statement to GDP, passes dozens of amendments

April 21, 2021

Hoping to acknowledge a history of racism in land-use decisions, Anne Arundel County’s long-term development plan will now include specific a reference to slavery and its legacy. The County Council voted 6-1 for including the language in an updated equity statement for the new General Development Plan, one of more than 40 amendments approved Monday, and one more step toward final approval of the plan.

Article Source: Capital Gazette

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