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This obscure Maryland jurist ought to have a statue

Hugh Lennox Bond (Maryland Archives)

The violence by neo-Nazis, Klansmen and other racists in Charlottesville, Virginia, outraged decent people across the United States. For the extremists’ ostensible cause – protecting Confederate monuments, such as the Robert E. Lee statue in that Virginia college town’s Emancipation ...

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Activist wants Harriet Tubman statue at Md. State House

The Harriet Tubman Museum and Learning center in Cambridge, Maryland, contains a section documenting Harriet Tubman’s life as a slave on the Eastern Shore. (DANIEL KERRY/CAPITAL NEWS SERVICE)

ANNAPOLIS— A student activist is calling for a statue of Harriet Tubman to be added to the grounds of the Maryland State House. The Washington Post reports that University of Maryland student Colin Byrd thinks his push for the Tubman ...

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