April 24, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Hundreds Gather in Bethesda for the Launch of Communities United Against Hate (VIDEO)

On the same day that some residents remembered the millions of lives lost during the Holocaust, a new group standing up against bigotry launched. The Communities United Against Hate (CUAH) of Montgomery County held its first rally at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School on Sunday evening. “We’re bringing people together,” said Paul Tiao,  president of CUAH […]

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February 17, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Local Muslim-Americans and County Officials Work to Combat Discrimination (PHOTOS)

The Montgomery County Office of Human Rights Committee on Hate and Violence held a meeting on Wednesday night at the Muslim Community Center in Silver Spring. The event was a follow up session to a meeting that took place on December 10, 2015.  The top issues discussed were school safety, police engagement and assistance programs offered […]

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February 16, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Human Rights Committee on Hate and Violence to Host Meeting with Muslim Community

The Montgomery County Office of Human Rights Committee on Hate and Violence (COHV) will host a public meeting on Wednesday, February 17. The meeting will take place at the Muslim Community Center (MCC) which is located at 15200 New Hampshire Avenue in Silver Spring. The event is a follow-up to a previous meeting that took […]

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January 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

Seniors Showcase Research Projects at Ulysses Fair at Northwest High School (VIDEO)

This week, seniors at Northwest High School exhibited their original research projects at this year’s Ulysses Fair. MCPS-TV reports. You can find out more about the Ulysses Signature Program, here.

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December 11, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Local Muslim-Americans Raise Concerns About Discrimination at County Meeting (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Office of Human Rights Committee on Hate and Violence held a special meeting at the Muslim Community Center in Silver Spring on Dec. 10th. Local Muslim-Americans voiced their concerns about issues impacting the community in light of recent terrorist attacks. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports. Related Posts: 

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December 8, 2015 | Staff Writer

Mikulski Condemns Trump’s Proposal to Bar Muslims from Entering U.S.

Senator Barbara Mikulski is denouncing Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s proposal to block Muslims from entering the United States. “I join Americans of all faiths in denouncing Donald Trump’s divisive remarks about Muslims. His plan is deeply offensive and absolutely contrary to American values,” said Mikulski in a statement released today. “It also threatens America’s […]

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September 25, 2015 | Aline Barros

Islamic Center of Maryland Celebrates Eid-ul-Adha in Boyds

The Islamic Center of Maryland hosted its annual Eid-ul-Adha celebration at the Maryland SoccerPlex and Discovery Sports Center in Boyds on Sept. 24. Eid al-Adha, or the ‘Feast of Sacrifice’, is a Muslim holiday commemorated across the world that honors Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son Ishmael in obedience to God. It is observed with prayer […]

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July 17, 2013 | Tamika Smith

Muslim Residents Observe Ramadan (Photos)

The Muslim community in Montgomery County observed Ramadan with non-Muslim neighbors and officials during an Iftar dinner. Ramadan is a time Muslims fast from food, physical needs during daylight hours and the Iftar—breaking the fast—can be shared with family and friends after sunset. The fast lasts for 30 days. About 200 people attended the gathering, […]

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