Racial equality

June 30, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Former Students Urge BOE to Focus On Racial Equality

Three Montgomery County Public School graduates urged members of the Montgomery County Board of Education to expand anti-racism and racial justice materials, hire more Black staff members, require bias and equity training and increase cultural awareness programs and trips. Their four requests are:  include and expand anti-racism and racial justice material in social sciences and […]

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June 24, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

Glenstone Joins Other Museums Worldwide to Screen Video on the American Black Experience

In an international effort among art museums to respond to the movement for racial justice, Glenstone Museum in Potomac will take part in a 48-hour, multi-institutional screening of  “Love is the Message, The Message is Death.” Glenstone will play the 2016 video montage by Arthur Jafa, which coincides with the current racial justice movement, from […]

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June 9, 2020 | Tori Bergel

County Executive Elrich, Councilmember Glass Raise Flag in Honor of Pride Month

County Executive Marc Elrich and Councilmember Evan Glass kicked off pride month in Montgomery County Monday by raising the rainbow flag outside of the Executive Office Building in Rockville. “How you identify or who you choose to love are personal, individual choices and there is no place in our county for intolerance. Raising the Pride flag […]

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June 4, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Police Search for Cyclist in Connection to Assault in Bethesda

Police are investigating an assault involving a cyclist on Capital Crescent Trail. The incident occurred at approximately 12:45 p.m. Monday near the Dalecarlia Tunnel in Bethesda. According to police, the suspect began arguing with three young adults posting flyers in support of Black Lives Matter before grabbing the flyers from a young girl and pushing […]

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July 11, 2018 | Tonia Bui

Part I: An Open Letter to Self-Proclaimed Feminists

Politics Within Politics (PWP) is back after nearly 15 months of campaigning in the 2018 Primary Election cycle. I am pleased to revive PWP by launching an Open Letter series capturing my personal experiences as a political operative for my husband’s recent campaign for Montgomery County Council At-Large.  Happy reading, Tonia Dear Self-Proclaimed Feminists, I […]

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