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March 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Student Leaders at Richard Montgomery Meet Civil Rights Icon John Lewis

Students involved in Richard Montgomery High School’s Jaguar Scholars Leadership Program see John Lewis as a rockstar. Because of history teacher Jerome Price, 25 freshmen leaders met with Rep. Lewis for about an hour and a half on Wednesday (they only expected to speak with him for a half hour!). What an honor! @MCPS Richard Montgomery […]

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March 9, 2015 | Aline Barros

From Montgomery County to Selma: Retired MCPS Teacher Shares His Story (VIDEO)

In 1965, thousands of people marched to stand up for civil rights; including a 23-year-old Montgomery County Public School teacher. His name: Harry Klugel. Klugel, 73, was a Wheaton High School teacher, and a member of the All Souls Church in Washington D.C. After hearing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s call to march for civil […]

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February 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Selma Screening (VIDEO)

Some 8th grade students recently attended a screening of the movie, Selma. MCPS-TV reports. Visit our PEG partner MCPS TV to view more of its local programming.

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February 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Civil Rights Historic Bus Tour (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Office of Human Rights is again co-sponsoring a civil rights historic bus tour that retraces the steps of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and there’s still time to sign up to take part in this experience. Lorna Virgili reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local […]

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January 7, 2015 | Staff Writer

Sign Up Now for the Civil Rights Historic Bus Tour

There is still time to sign up for the annual civil rights historic bus tour that retraces the steps of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil rights heroes. The tour is hosted by the Montgomery County Office of Human Rights, in collaboration with the Montgomery County Public Libraries, the African American Employees Association, […]

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