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February 26, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Leadership Conference Held in Honor of Josiah Henson (VIDEO)

Montgomery Community Media (MCM) and Montgomery Parks hosted the Josiah Henson Leadership Conference on Monday, Feb. 22 at MCM’s studios in Rockville. In this video, business leaders discuss the impact of Henson’s legacy and Montgomery Parks staff describe plans to open a new museum at Josiah Henson Park in North Bethesda. MyMCMedia’s Willie James Inman […]

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February 22, 2016 | Willie James Inman

MCM and Montgomery Parks Host Josiah Henson Leadership Conference (VIDEO)

Montgomery Community Media and Montgomery Parks hosted a leadership conference to discuss the life and legacy of Josiah Henson. The conference took place on the morning of Monday, Feb. 22 at the Montgomery Community Media studios in Rockville. Henson was enslaved on a plantation owned by Isaac Riley from 1795 until 1830 when he escaped […]

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April 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

History in the Parks Season Opens

Make your weekend historic by taking part in one or several Montgomery Parks opening weekend activities on April 10 – 12. Special events and tours are scheduled throughout the weekend at historic signature sites. “We are always excited about opening weekend. It’s a great way to get an introduction to a life-long lesson in culture, […]

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February 6, 2013 | Staff Writer

Photo of Council Proclamation

Council Recognizes Black History Month (Photo & Video)

Two significant events in American history were recognized on Feb. 4 as the Montgomery County Council saluted Black History Month. This year’s theme of “At the Crossroads of Freedom and Equality: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington,” celebrates the respective 150th- and 50th-year anniversaries of these events that changed the course of the […]

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