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Local Muslim-Americans and County Leaders Discuss Ways to Combat Discrimination (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Office of Human Rights Committee on Hate and Violence hosted a meeting with the County’s Muslim community on Feb. 17 at the Muslim Community Center in Silver Spring. Residents and County leaders discussed ways to combat discrimination and build better understanding within the County. MyMCMedia’s Willie James Inman reports.

 

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Local Muslim-Americans and County Officials Work to Combat Discrimination (PHOTOS)

Committee on Hate and Violence

The Montgomery County Office of Human Rights Committee on Hate and Violence held a meeting on Wednesday night at the Muslim Community Center in Silver Spring. The event was a follow up session to a meeting that took place on December 10, 2015.  The top issues discussed were school safety, police engagement and assistance programs offered […]

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Human Rights Committee on Hate and Violence to Host Meeting with Muslim Community

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The Montgomery County Office of Human Rights Committee on Hate and Violence (COHV) will host a public meeting on Wednesday, February 17. The meeting will take place at the Muslim Community Center (MCC) which is located at 15200 New Hampshire Avenue in Silver Spring. The event is a follow-up to a previous meeting that took […]

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Seniors Showcase Research Projects at Ulysses Fair at Northwest High School (VIDEO)

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This week, seniors at Northwest High School exhibited their original research projects at this year’s Ulysses Fair. MCPS-TV reports. You can find out more about the Ulysses Signature Program, here.

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Local Muslim-Americans Raise Concerns About Discrimination at County Meeting (VIDEO)

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The Montgomery County Office of Human Rights Committee on Hate and Violence held a special meeting at the Muslim Community Center in Silver Spring on Dec. 10th. Local Muslim-Americans voiced their concerns about issues impacting the community in light of recent terrorist attacks. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports. Related Posts: 

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Mikulski Condemns Trump's Proposal to Bar Muslims from Entering U.S.

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Senator Barbara Mikulski is denouncing Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s proposal to block Muslims from entering the United States. “I join Americans of all faiths in denouncing Donald Trump’s divisive remarks about Muslims. His plan is deeply offensive and absolutely contrary to American values,” said Mikulski in a statement released today. “It also threatens America’s […]

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Islamic Center of Maryland Celebrates Eid-ul-Adha in Boyds

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The Islamic Center of Maryland hosted its annual Eid-ul-Adha celebration at the Maryland SoccerPlex and Discovery Sports Center in Boyds on Sept. 24. Eid al-Adha, or the ‘Feast of Sacrifice’, is a Muslim holiday commemorated across the world that honors Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son Ishmael in obedience to God. It is observed with prayer […]

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Muslim Residents Observe Ramadan (Photos)

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The Muslim community in Montgomery County observed Ramadan with non-Muslim neighbors and officials during an Iftar dinner. Ramadan is a time Muslims fast from food, physical needs during daylight hours and the Iftar—breaking the fast—can be shared with family and friends after sunset. The fast lasts for 30 days. About 200 people attended the gathering, […]

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Tamika Smith is passionate and curious about the world. She often wonders what motivates people to walk in their particular journeys in life. A native of Miami, Florida Smith graduated from Howard University in 2007 and continues to give back through mentorship.

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