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Former spokesman for Baltimore mayor takes job leading city's NAACP chapter

Former spokesman for Baltimore mayor takes job leading city's NAACP chapter

Anthony McCarthy, the former spokesman for Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, has taken a position leading the city's NAACP chapter.

McCarthy’s appointment was announced Friday by Ronald Flamer, the chapter’s new president. He will oversee the organization’s day-to-day operations, filling a position that has been vacant since 1995.

“We are excited to have someone of Anthony’s caliber take on this leadership position with the Baltimore City NAACP,” Flamer said in a statement. “He has a strong history of social justice advocacy and brings decades of experience in public service and media to the job.”

McCarthy departed Pugh’s office in November to found a church. He had long...

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