Cohen Reaches Out To African American Community

| October 14, 2009 | 2 Comments

Lands Several Key Endorsements

This afternoon, Josh Cohen, Democratic Candidate for Mayor of Annapolis announced that he has picked up the endorsement of several prominent local African American leaders including Zina Pierre.

Pierre was the primary winner and subsequently stepped down allowing Cohen to be named the party’s candidate.

Other notable African American leaders who are endorsing Cohen include:

  • George Phelps, Jr., former Treasurer, Friends of Zina Pierre

    Josh Cohen, Democratic Candidate For Mayor

    Josh Cohen, Democratic Candidate For Mayor

  • Former Mayor John T. Chambers
  • Former First Lady, Hannah Chambers
  • Former Mayor Raymond L. Langston, Highland Beach
  • Alderwoman Classie Hoyle
  • Alderwoman Sheila Finlayson
  • Former Alderwoman Cynthia Carter
  • Former Alderman Carl Snowden
  • Eugene Peterson, Past Vice President and current Board member, Anne Arundel County Board of Education
  • Vincent O. Leggett, former President, Anne Arundel County Board of Education
  • Tony Spencer, former Board member, Anne Arundel County Board of Education
  • Joe Johnson, former Annapolis Chief of Police
  • Dr. Leon Washington
  • Bishop Craig Coates
  • Rev. Louis Boston
  • Larry Griffin
  • Beatrice Smith
  • Norvain Sharps, Sr.
  • Norvain Sharps, Jr.
  • Debbie Johnson
  • Trudie McGowan
  • Zastrow Sims

Tags: , , , , ,

Category: POLITICAL NEWS

About the Author - John Frenaye

John is the publisher and editor of Eye On Annapolis. As a resident and business owner in Anne Arundel County for more than 15 years, he realized that there was something missing in terms of community news–and Eye On Annapolis was born in late spring 2009.

John’s background is in the travel industry as a business owner, industry speaker, and travel writer. In terms of blogging and social media, he cut his teeth with MSNBC.com.

Connect with the Author

Author's Website Facebook Twitter rss feed