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May 16, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Concejales de Montgomery piden a la policía investigación sobre insulto racial

Los nueve miembros del Concejo del Condado de Montgomery, firmaron una carta en la que le piden al Departamento de Policía hacer públicas todas las imágenes de las cámaras corporales, registradas el 9 de mayo, día en el que una oficial lanzó un insulto racial mientras hombres afroamericanos eran interrogados por allanamiento.  La carta, enviada […]

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September 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

MCPS Superintendent Jack Smith: “We Must Confront Issues Head On” (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith is commending the work of three principals in a video message posted on the district’s website. Smith singles out the principals of Damascus High, Robert Frost Middle and Watkins Mill High schools for engaging students in difficult conversations about patriotism and racism. The Watkins Mill football team was […]

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September 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Robert Frost Middle School Principal Describes Bus Incident as “Offensive” and “Inappropriate”

Some middle school students were chanting on a Montgomery County school bus this week, and that chant included a racial slur.  The chant was recorded on video and shared on social media. The principal of Robert Frost Middle School in Rockville has written a letter to parents, students and staff to notify them of the […]

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March 6, 2015 | Aline Barros

After “I, Too, Am BCC,” Students Plan to Produce “I, Too, Am MCPS” (VIDEO)

To highlight a pattern of racial stereotyping, Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Students released a video called “I, Too, Am B-CC.” The students also plan to produce “I, Too, Am MCPS.” “They shared things that I was sort of shocked to hear. Things they seem to think as normal to me seemed the opposite,” said Sarah […]

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February 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Racial Stereotypes at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Focus of Powerful Video

A powerful video, “I, Too, Am B-CC [High School],” explores racial stereotypes at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in Montgomery County as students share their personal experiences and opine on their future. Inspired by the social campaign, “I too, am Harvard,” the video is produced by Makdes Hailu and directed and edited by Orlando Pinder. It […]

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