A Salute to Parren J. Mitchell
The West County Democratic Club of Anne Arundel County invites you come out to celebrate the life and work of Parren J. Mitchell. We will reflect on his life as we enjoy dinner and culture. We salute the first African American elected to Congress, Parren J. Mitchell, for his contributions while in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1971 to 1987. Mr. Mitchell was born in Baltimore, Maryland and attended Morgan State University and the University of Maryland. On December 3, 2015, the University of Maryland, College Park held a dedication ceremony renaming the Art and Sociology building in his honor.