ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — We all know how passionate Marylanders are about our state.
Now, there’s a proposal for a new state song you can sing loud and proud.READ MORE: ALERT DAY: Extreme Heat & Humidity Creating Potentially Dangerous Conditions
Congressman Jamie Raskin co-wrote a song to replace the current song “Maryland, My Maryland.”READ MORE: Suspect In Reisterstown Road Shooting Arrested
From the Western Mountains to the Ocean City shores, this new version is sung by a Northwestern High School Student and pays tribute to state landmarks and iconic figures.
Raskin says the original version of the song, written in the 1800s, has racist undertones.MORE NEWS: Orioles Call Up Top Prospect Adley Rutschman