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J.D. Merrill responds to City College grads saying he discouraged anti-O’Malley protest, sought to boost white recruitment

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A group of recent grads from Baltimore’s prestigious City College High School are taking their former teacher, J.D. Merrill, to task in his campaign for the 41st District Senate seat. In an op-ed published in the Afro this morning, four alumni say he discouraged students from protesting his father-in-law, ex-Gov. Martin O’Malley, and actively recruited white private school pupils to the predominantly black magnet school when he taught there.

State Sen. Jill Carter pushes back on attack ad from primary opponent J.D. Merrill: ‘Let’s stick to the issues’


A new ad from the campaign of Martin O’Malley son-in-law and 41st District Senate candidate J.D. Merrill has drawn the ire of opponent Jill Carter, as well as a couple black community leaders and one city councilman.

J.D. Merrill, Former School Administrator and Son-In-Law of Martin O’Malley, Launches State Senate Campaign

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J.D. Merrill, a former special assistant to the chief of staff in Baltimore City Public Schools and former city schools teacher, today launched a campaign for the State Senate in District 41.