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Racial bias devalues black neighborhoods in Md. and beyond

Racial bias devalues black neighborhoods in Md. and beyond

The Washington Post reported last month that Harford County Del. Mary Ann Lisanti called Prince George’s County, which is 62 percent black, an “[n-word] district.” Maryland’s House of Delegates has since censured Ms. Lisanti and multiple people and entities — including Gov. Larry Hogan and the state’s Legislative Black Caucus — have called for her resignation.

Ms. Lisanti is not the first elected official to be caught using a racial slur when describing...

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