African Americans

February 16, 2017 | Sonya Burke

County Employees Celebrate Black History Month, Honor Parker Hamilton (VIDEO)

Montgomery County employees celebrated Black History Month with a special program at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre in Rockville today. The 2017 program entitled, “An African American Musical Journey,” highlighted several genres of music. “We started with the beat over in Africa,” said Debra Jones, chair of the Black History Program Committee. “We are showing […]

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February 1, 2016 | Willie James Inman

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Montgomery Parks to Celebrate Black History Month

Montgomery Parks will celebrate Black History Month with free educational events that highlight the stories, struggles and successes of African Americans. The events will take place on February 27 and 28 at Josiah Henson Park and will include free guided tours, a screening of a PBS documentary about the park and a spoken word poetry […]

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December 6, 2013 | Valerie Bonk

Local Conference Tackles Health and Behavior in African Youth

On Dec. 13, the African Immigrant and Refugee Foundation will hold an all-day conference in Silver Spring on charting a new course in health education and behavior among African Youth. The foundation, which is based in both Silver Spring and D.C., targets the annual conference towards African youth aged 12 to 25 and youth serving […]

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