Town’s First Black Mayor Says She’s Target of Racist Attacks
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The mayor of a Maryland town announced she is resigning and says she has been the victim of racist attacks and bullying, though she said that’s not the reason she is stepping down.

“I am writing to inform you that effective Friday, June 21, 2019, I will no longer be serving as mayor and president of the board of commissioners for the town of Upper Marlboro," Upper Marlboro Mayor Tonga Turner wrote in her resignation letter. “I am truly excited about what the future holds for the town and what...

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