Thousands gather in Baltimore to celebrate Gov. Wes Moore’s historic win
By John-John Williams IV and Imani Spence
More than 11,000 people were expected to gather tonight at the Baltimore Convention Center for an evening of drinking, dancing and mingling while celebrating Moore, the first Black governor of Maryland.
Tonight, we celebrate the inauguration of Governor Moore and Lieutenant Governor Miller. This was a historic day for our state and for the nation, and tonight’s inaugural ball showed it— people from all over MD and even our neighboring states came out to celebrate together! pic.twitter.com/vvBMYWCAWQ
Proudly showing my kids the program from today’s inauguration ceremony of Maryland’s new Governor @iamwesmoore and Lieutenant Governor @arunamiller!! They’re very impressed there was so much music, flying planes and many speeches! pic.twitter.com/RJzpRNd3fz
‘Maryland can be bold’: Gov. Wes Moore outlines vision for Maryland during inaugural speech
By Pamela Wood, Brenda Wintrode and Callan Tansill-Suddath
Democrat Wes Moore was sworn into office as Maryland’s 63rd governor on Wednesday, amid promises to improve nearly every facet of life for the state’s residents, from better schools to cleaner air to more job opportunities.
Gov. Wes Moore during his inauguration as the First African-American governor for the State of Maryland, at the Maryland State House, in Annapolis, MD, Wednesday, January 18, 2023. (Jessica Gallagher/The Baltimore Banner)
Watch Wes Moore, Aruna Miller take the oath of office
By Baltimore Banner Staff
Watch as Maryland Gov.-elect Wes Moore and Lt. Gov.-elect Aruna Miller take the oath of office.
Getting ready early this morning to head to Annapolis for @iamwesmoore’s inauguration, I grabbed two black heels, and failed to grab an actual pair of shoes. I didn’t notice until I was in Penn Station. @Oprah of course noticed as soon as I sat down next to her…! pic.twitter.com/DVe3XeYGM2
.@SIfill_ at Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Memorial at Annapolis City Dock: Gov-elect @iamwesmoore “truly has the wind at his back.” He chose to begin this day, his voyage, considering the meaning of this day in historical context. pic.twitter.com/yNvWI8z4IR
Mario Cross fixes his daughters La’Claire Cross Wes Moore buttons while standing next to her sister Zafira Cross, before Wes Moore’s inauguration at the Maryland State House, in Annapolis, MD, Wednesday, January 18, 2023.@BaltimoreBannerpic.twitter.com/hoLeH0sJX3