Negro Mountain

Righting a wrong? Or political correctness gone wild? A Maryland state senator has introduced a bill to rename two mountains, one of which is named Negro Mountain. The other is named Polish Mountain and State Senator Lisa Gladden says she wants both names changed. She says “negro” is a term that often has carried with it negative connotations about African-Americans and having it as the name of a mountain in this day and age “doesn’t fit.” Lawmakers from the state’s western area– where the mountains are located– say the bill reflects political correctness gone to the extreme.

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