Martin Luther King

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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November 2, 2016 | Staff Writer

Middle School Students Experience Hands-On Science at Montgomery County Campus of Johns Hopkins University (VIDEO)

Hundreds of students from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School and Montgomery Village Middle School recently participated in hands-on science and medicine activities at the Montgomery County campus of Johns Hopkins University. Find out more about the 8th annual Frontiers in Science and Medicine Day in this MCPS-TV report, below:

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June 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Geese Roundup Planned at Two Local Parks (VIDEO)

Montgomery Parks is launching a geese roundup at two park sites, Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreational Park and Rock Creek Regional Park. According to Parks officials, the geese removal project will take place this month, and up to 300 non-migratory Canada geese will be coralled and humanely euthanized. The animals will then be processed for […]

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January 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

What’s Open, What’s Not on MLK, Jr. Day in Montgomery County

Here’s the rundown of what’s open and what’s not in Montgomery County on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed Sunday, January 17 and Monday, January 18. County Liquor stores – closed. Recreation – aquatics programs and facilities open; all other classes and programs canceled; Administrative office, senior centers and […]

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January 16, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Watch Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Live on Montgomery Channel 21

Montgomery Community Media (MCM) is broadcasting the Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute at The Music Center at Strathmore on Jan. 18 live on Montgomery Channel 21. The program, which begins at 3:30 p.m., will also be live streamed on the MyMCMedia website. The theme of the 2016 program is “Renewing the Dream: Hope in Today’s […]

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May 22, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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County Pools Open Memorial Day Weekend (VIDEO)

Memorial Day weekend is the traditional start of the summer swim season. In Montgomery County, seven outdoor pools will open at noon on Saturday, May 23rd. The outdoor pools include: –Bethesda Pool, 301.652.1598, Little Falls Parkway and Hillandale Road; –Germantown Outdoor Pool, 301.601.1690, 18905 Kingsview Road; –Long Branch Pool, 301.431.5700, 8700 Piney Branch Road, Silver […]

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March 2, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, March 2, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 2, in Montgomery County: 1. Two people were injured on Saturday when a car hit them as they waited for a bus in Kensington. 2. You can catch the latest episode of 21 This Week on Montgomery Channel 21. Watch a preview here. 3. MCM’s Aline Barros gave […]

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February 28, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 28, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 28, in Montgomery County: 1. Check out some of the photos from the Silver Spring YMCA’s Brazilian Carnival here. 2.Montgomery County may soon have its first parkland solar arrays. Find out where. 3.The Montgomery County Office of Human Rights is again co-sponsoring a civil rights historic bus […]

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January 19, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Holiday Schedule for MLK, Jr. Day in Montgomery County

Montgomery County government will observe the following holiday schedule for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday on Monday, January 19: County Offices – closed Libraries – closed County liquor stores – closed Recreation – aquatics programs and facilities open; all other classes and programs canceled; Administrative office, senior centers and community centers closed Montgomery Parks […]

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February 4, 2014 | Sonya Burke

LiveU from Strathmore (Photos)

Montgomery Community Media’s (MCM) production services department is celebrating the success of its LiveU backpack broadcast of the Martin Luther King, Jr. tribute and musical celebration at Strathmore on Jan. 20. Production Manager and Executive Producer Tony Zucconi said this is the first time the annual event has been broadcast live on Montgomery Channel 21. […]

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