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.

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Congressman Jamie Raskin co-wrote a song to replace the current song “Maryland, My Maryland.”

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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.

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CBS Baltimore Staff