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July 2, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

Montgomery College Joins Stop Hate for Profit Coalition Against Facebook

Montgomery College is joining several other companies and organizations in suspending the use of paid Facebook advertisements in the Stop Hate for Profit Coalition for the month of July. The growing coalition is made up of civil rights organizations such as, the Anti-Defamation League, the NAACP, and Color of Change who are urging businesses to “hit pause […]

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June 8, 2020 | Staff Writer

Residents Invited to Community Discussion About Policing

There will be a town hall-style listening session about policing in Montgomery County on Monday, June 8, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. County Council Vice President Tom Hucker, Councilmember Will Jawando, MCPD Chief Marcus Jones, State Senator Will Smith, and a representative from the NAACP are among the people who will be a part of […]

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March 5, 2020 | Sheila Ogilvie

BLOG: Continentals Sponsoring Storytime in English and Spanish at Wheaton Mall on March 7

Bring the Kids to Read Across America Day for Storytime in English and Spanish Join the Montgomery County Chapter of the Continentals for Read Across America Day Storytime on March 7 from 1-3 p.m. at Westfield Wheaton Mall (Kids Area) 11160 Veirs Mill Road, Wheaton, MD 20902. The afternoon of activities will include Storytime, Zumba, […]

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March 2, 2020 | Ryan Donovan

County Council Votes Against Expansion of School Resource Officers

The Montgomery County Council Public Safety Committee voted 2-0 to approve an amendment to the Community Policing Act proposed by Council Member Nancy Navarro. The amendment, which was written in response to the public outcry from organizations such as the NAACP and the ACLU, removed some of the more controversial language in the original bill. […]

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February 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Three Montgomery County Students Selected to Attend NAACP Image Awards

Three Montgomery County Public School high school students are headed to the NAACP Image Awards in Hollywood this March. Only twenty students in the country are selected for this honor. The students — Gabrielle Cramer of Northwood, Fredrica Deegbe of Northwest, and Patrick Kirwin of Albert Einstein — are all seniors involved in NAACP’s Montgomery County […]

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November 13, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Nov. 13 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Nov. 13, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. School’s Out: Montgomery County Public Schools students get an early release day. For more information, visit the MCPS website. 2. Council in Session: The Montgomery County Council meets starting at 9:30 a.m. The agenda includes a briefing on pedestrian […]

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November 5, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Nov. 5 in Montgomery County

It’s Monday, Nov. 5, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. Coat Drive: The Takoma Park Police Department, in partnership with the Takoma Park Adventist Church, is collecting clean, gently used warm coats in any size from infant to adult. The coats will be donated to people in need. A […]

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October 29, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 29 in Montgomery County

It’s Monday, Oct. 29, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. Early Voting Continues: Early voting continues until Thursday, Nov. 1. This website lists Montgomery County’s early voting centers and the wait times at each. 2. Snow is in the forecast: Not in the foreseeable future, but sometime this winter, […]

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October 22, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 22 in Montgomery County

It’s Monday, Oct. 22, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. New Community: Gov. Larry Hogan will join other officials with the groundbreaking of Viva White Oak, a Silver Spring planned community going up around the Food and Drug Administration headquarters. The event takes place at 3:15 p.m. 2. Serving […]

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April 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

Board of Education Candidates’ Forum Monday at Gaithersburg High

The League of Women Voters of Montgomery County, Montgomery County Council of PTAs and the  NAACP (Montgomery County Chapter) hosted a Board of Education candidates forum at Gaithersburg High School Monday, April 23. The forum included Ryan Arbuckle, Timur Edib, Marwa Omar Ibrahim, Julie Reiley, Brandon Orman Rippeon, John A. Robertson, Karla Silvestre, and Stephen Sugg […]

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