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March 21, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Women’s History Month: MCM Spotlights Former News Anchor and Politician Kathleen Matthews

In honor of Women’s History Month, MCM is recognizing some of Montgomery County’s most notable women. Women who have driven change, fought for equality and provided representation for the many diverse parts of our community. Kathleen Matthews is a former local news anchor, executive officer, and chairwoman of Maryland’s Democratic Party. Born in the San […]

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March 11, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Women’s History Month: MCM Spotlights Nonprofit President Dr. Erin O’Shea

In honor of Women’s History Month, MCM is recognizing some of Montgomery County’s most notable women. Women who have driven change, fought for equality and provided representation for the many diverse parts of our community. Dr. Erin O’Shea has dedicated her career to researching biological sciences and is the president of the Howard Hughes Medical […]

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March 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Student Leaders at Richard Montgomery Meet Civil Rights Icon John Lewis

Students involved in Richard Montgomery High School’s Jaguar Scholars Leadership Program see John Lewis as a rockstar. Because of history teacher Jerome Price, 25 freshmen leaders met with Rep. Lewis for about an hour and a half on Wednesday (they only expected to speak with him for a half hour!). What an honor! @MCPS Richard Montgomery […]

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January 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Remembering Dr. Ulder Tillman (VIDEO)

UPDATED 1.10.17 Funeral services have been announced for Dr. Ulder Tillman. A viewing will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Kensington. The service will follow at 11 a.m. on Jan. 13. For more information, visit the county’s website, here. ORIGINAL POST Montgomery County is […]

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March 6, 2015 | Aline Barros

After “I, Too, Am BCC,” Students Plan to Produce “I, Too, Am MCPS” (VIDEO)

To highlight a pattern of racial stereotyping, Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Students released a video called “I, Too, Am B-CC.” The students also plan to produce “I, Too, Am MCPS.” “They shared things that I was sort of shocked to hear. Things they seem to think as normal to me seemed the opposite,” said Sarah […]

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February 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Racial Stereotypes at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Focus of Powerful Video

A powerful video, “I, Too, Am B-CC [High School],” explores racial stereotypes at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in Montgomery County as students share their personal experiences and opine on their future. Inspired by the social campaign, “I too, am Harvard,” the video is produced by Makdes Hailu and directed and edited by Orlando Pinder. It […]

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November 22, 2013 | Nancy Frieder

A Different Twist on the Anniversary of the JFK Assassination

This is the year of some significant 50th anniversaries, first with Martin Luther King Jr’s historic march on Washington and now with the JFK anniversary. I recently came across Kennedy’s college application to Harvard and thought it would be interesting to share. Kennedy may have been a fine President, but what do you think about […]

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