Black Lives Matter

April 21, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Líderes Estatales y del Condado Reaccionan al Veredicto de Derek Chauvin

Los líderes estatales y del condado de Montgomery están reaccionando al veredicto en el juicio del ex oficial de policía de Minneapolis Derek Chauvin, quien el martes fue declarado culpable del asesinato de George Floyd. Chauvin fue declarado culpable de tres cargos: homicidio involuntario en segundo grado, homicidio en tercer grado y homicidio en segundo […]

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March 2, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Maryland Filmmaker Natalie Harris is Cannes Festival Emerging Showcase Finalist

Filmmaker Natalie Harris, born and raised in Silver Spring, is a Cannes Film Festival Emerging Filmmaker Showcase finalist and recipient of the Directors Guild of America’s Student Film Award for her short film: Pure. Harris graduated from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in May 2020; she submitted “Pure” as her thesis project. […]

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February 2, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Capital Crescent Cyclist Who Assaulted Three Young Adults Sentenced to Probation 

Anthony Brennan III, the Kensington man who was filmed and pleaded guilty to assaulting a group of young adults on the Capital Crescent Trail in Bethesda, was sentenced to three years probation on Tuesday. During a virtual sentencing, Brennan, 61, was ordered to serve one year of supervised probation followed by two years unsupervised. During […]

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January 15, 2021 | Staff Writer

Black Artists in Montgomery County: Levi Robinson

Levi Robinson is an artist whose work speaks to voting rights, the Black Lives Matter movement and so much more. He wants his art to have purpose and speak to the human condition. Diane Roberts got to see the creative process up close from his studio in Montgomery County. See the entire story only on […]

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January 8, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Elrich a los Oficiales de la Policía del Capitolio: ‘Básicamente no Hicieron Nada’

Cuando se difundió la noticia de la renuncia del jefe de policía del Capitolio de los Estados Unidos, el ejecutivo del condado de Montgomery, Marc Elrich, pronunció duras palabras sobre los esfuerzos del departamento de policía durante el caos del miércoles en el distrito. “Básicamente no hicieron nada”, dijo Elrich a MyMCM en una entrevista […]

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January 8, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Elrich: BLM Protestors Treated Like ‘Invading Army’ While Trump Supporters Let Through 

As news of the U.S. Capitol Police Chief’s resignation spread, Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich had harsh words for the police department’s efforts during Wednesday’s chaos in the district. “They basically didn’t do anything,” Elrich told MyMCM in an interview Thursday. “And when you compare pictures of how they responded to Black Lives Matter, which […]

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December 17, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Cyclist Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Black Lives Matter Supporters on Capital Crescent Trail

Anthony Brennan, III, the Kensington man who was filmed in a physical confrontation with a group of young adults in June, pleaded guilty to three charges of second-degree assault on Wednesday. Brennan, 61,  will be sentenced Feb. 2, 2021, said Ramon Korionoff, spokesperson for the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office. This summer, a video of […]

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December 16, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Olney Man Launches GoFundMe for Antiracist Causes After Home Vandalized

After his home was vandalized multiple times, Aaron Eisenbarth of Olney is making the best of a bad situation. He is raising money for two organizations that support antiracist causes and education—the Sandy Spring Slave Museum and Black Lives Matter. As of Wednesday evening, Eisenbarth has raised nearly $1,000 on his GoFundMe page and he […]

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October 1, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Takoma Police Taking ‘A More Holistic Approach To Public Safety’

Takoma Park Police Chief Antonio DeVaul issued a community message Oct. 1 to explain how his department is adapting in light of the divisive police incidents occurring throughout the country. “The negative national incidents involving police across our country have affected the way all police are viewed by some. We are not immune to the […]

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August 28, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

57 Years Later, ‘Get Your Knee Off Our Necks’ March on Washington Kicks Off

Protesters continuing to push for racial justice took to the National Mall Friday for the March on Washington. Friday marked the 57th anniversary of a seminal moment in Civil Rights history. On Aug. 28, 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. led the march to demand civil rights for Black people. It was there he delivered his iconic […]

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