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Verda Freeman Welcome / State Senate

Verda was an American teacher, civil rights leader, and Maryland state senator.  Welcome was the first black woman to be elected to a state senate. She spent 25 years in the Maryland legislature and worked to pass legislation which enforced stricter employment regulations and discouraged racial discrimination.


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