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OPRAH’S NEW HOPE: ‘TRUST’ IN MD GOV!

Wes Moore has officially been sworn into office. Earlier today, Oprah introduced him at his inauguration in celebration of this historic moment—Moore is the first Black governor of Maryland, and only the third Black governor to be elected in the country. Oprah, along with President Biden and former President Obama, endorsed Moore during his campaign. Although he has never held public office, Moore is a seasoned businessman and philanthropist who served as CEO of the Robin Hood Foundation, an organization focused on fighting poverty in New York City. While running for governor, Moore made that as well as protecting reproductive rights in Maryland two of his major issues.“I know that, with Wes Moore as your governor, Maryland’s best days lie ahead,” Oprah said when introducing Moore at today’s inauguration. The state has a significant place in Oprah’s heart; she moved to Baltimore at just 22 years old to work as co-anchor of WJZ-TV’s 6 o’clock news. “When I moved to Maryland, I had no idea really who I was, or what an Oprah was,” she said durin …

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