Longtime Jewish Maryland Democratic leader resigns
March 25, 2022
(JTA) — Barbara Goldberg Goldman, a lay leader in Democratic Party, resigned as deputy treasurer of the Maryland Democratic Party after questioning the viability of Black candidates for governor.
Goldberg Goldman apologized for an email she sent in December, revealed over the weekend by Axios.
“Consider this: Three African-American males have run statewide for governor and have lost,” she wrote to other party leaders in the email. “This is a fact we must not ignore.”
Goldberg Goldman was strategizing over how best to defeat Kelly Schulz, the state’s Republican secretary of comme...