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Black former governors outline their time in office and offer Md. Gov. elect Moore advice

November 15, 2022

After Wes Moore made history Tuesday to become Maryland’s first Black governor, the 44-year-old author and former nonprofit executive joined a short list of former Black governors in America, even as he prepares to govern an increasingly diverse state. After the 2020 Census, Maryland is no longer a majority-white state, with 51% of state residents identifying as non-white. Todd Eberly, a political science professor at St. Mary’s College in St. Mary’s County, said the state’s General Assembly is currently more than 61% white.

Article Source: WTOP

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