montgomery county black history month

February 26, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

A Walk Through the Underground Railroad Trail in Sandy Spring

The Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park in Sandy Spring is home to an Underground Railroad trail. The trail is a guide for the route enslaved African Americans in Montgomery County may have taken to reach freedom. That often meant walking all the way to Pennsylvania, which was the nearest free state for many years.

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January 31, 2020 | Veronica Canales

A Guide for Black History Month Events in Montgomery County

February offers many ways to honor Black History Month. Much like last year, organizations in the county plan to host programs and events commemorating both the history and the prominent role of African Americans in the community. Below are some of the various events that will take place during Black History Month throughout Montgomery County: “Family Day: Black […]

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February 24, 2016 | Willie James Inman

County Council Declares February as Black History Month (VIDEOS)

Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice along with other members of the Council declared February as Black History Month in Montgomery County on Tuesday, Feb. 23.  In a heartfelt speech, Rice touched on the progress the Black community has made in the County and the country.  Director of Montgomery County Office of Human Rights, James Stowe […]

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