Photo of Council Proclamation

Council Recognizes Black History Month (Photo & Video)

Two significant events in American history were recognized on Feb. 4 as the Montgomery County Council saluted Black History Month. This year’s theme of “At the Crossroads of Freedom and Equality: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington,” celebrates the respective 150th- and 50th-year anniversaries of these events that changed the course of the nation.

Photo of Council Proclamation

Among those at the ceremonies in Rockville were, left to right: Elbridge James, Councilmember Craig Rice, Daniel Koroma, Tina Clarke, Darlene Roots-Douglas, Councilmember Valerie Ervin, Shirl Spicer, Vernon Ricks, Julian Norment, Ruby Rubens, Odessa Shannon and Charlotte Coffield.

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