Annapolis, Anne Anne Arundel black community leaders recognized for contributions to history

Bessie M. Knight, who took a bus from Annapolis to Washington to hear Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. give his “I Have A Dream” speech in 1963, is awarded the Sojourner Truth award from County Executive Steuart Pittman. Pittman also holds a special citation from Maryland House of Delegates Speaker Adrienne A. Jones. (Olivia Sanchez)

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