*Western Maryland is home to a huge piece of black history that some find offensive these days.
In the era of political correctness, the historic landmark known as “Negro Mountain” has riled the feathers of lawmakers and citizens throughout the state and passersby.
The mountain was not able to be named after the African American who fought to save white french settlers from Native Americans in that place at the time, so it was simply labeled “negro.” But some believe that it’s time the man be honored by his name … Nemesis.
Okay, well that might not sound that much better, but at least it is his name. (more…)