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January 30, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery Rinde Homenaje a Héroes Afro-Americanos

La Comisión de Asuntos de Veteranos del Condado de Montgomery honrará a nueve miembros del servicio militar y veteranos del Condado durante el Mes de la Historia Afro-Americana. Los homenajes se exhibirán en el Gran Salón Buffalo Soldiers en el Edificio Cívico Silver Spring. En el homenaje se incluirán fotos, logros e información sobre los […]

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January 30, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Tribute to Nine County Heroes in Honor of Black History Month

The Montgomery County Commission on Veterans Affairs will be honoring nine County military service members and veterans during Black History Month. The tributes will be displayed in Buffalo Soldiers Great Hall at the Silver Spring Civic Building. The tributes will include photos, accomplishments, and information on the service members and veterans. The County service members […]

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April 24, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

A Glimpse Into MCM’s New Silver Spring Media Lab Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Montgomery Community Media has launched it’s second location. The Silver Spring Media Lab will give the public access to create stories at their fingertips. This space will give them the opportunity to do it professionally. A place to create podcasts, and a new television and video production studio are just some of the many things […]

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October 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

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“21 This Week” Topics Include the Pike District and the General Election (VIDEO)

Susan Heltemes is the guest host for the latest episode of “21 This Week.” Heltemes and the panel discuss the Pike District, the U.S. Senate race in Maryland for Barbara Mikulski’s seat, and the Presidential race. This week’s panel of political observers includes Vernon Ricks, Bill Askinazi, Matt Mossburg, and John Hurson. You can watch the […]

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August 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

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“21 This Week” Talks DNC, RNC and Race Relations (VIDEO)

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of “21 This Week.” Aiken and the panel discuss results of the Democratic National Convention, contrasts between the Democratic and Republican conventions, the end of the Freddie Gray prosecutions in Baltimore, and race relations in Montgomery County. This week’s panel of political observers includes Susan Heltemes, Rose Li, Vernon Ricks, and […]

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June 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Josiah Henson Leadership Conference II (VIDEO)

The second installment of the Josiah Henson leadership conference addresses the local legacy, history and challenges facing Montgomery County’s African-Americans and people of African ancestry. You can watch the conference, below:

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June 11, 2016 | Staff Writer

“21 This Week” Covers Muhammad Ali’s Legacy; Former Councilmember Esther Gelman (VIDEO)

Susan Heltemes hosts the latest episode of “21 This Week.” Heltemes and the panel discuss the passing of Muhammad Ali, former Montgomery County Councilmember Esther Gelman, and Hillary Clinton as the Democratic presidential nomination. This week’s panel of political observers includes Vernon Ricks, Mark Uncapher, Jean Roesser, and Susan Hoffmann. You can watch the show […]

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April 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

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“21 This Week” Talks the Primary Election (VIDEO)

Susan Heltemes hosts the latest episode of “21 This Week.”  Heltemes and the panel discuss the current primary elections including the Presidential, U.S. Senate and the Board of Education. This week’s panel of political observers includes Susan Hoffmann, Rose Li, Bill Askinazi, and Vernon Ricks. You can watch the show in its entirety, below: “21 This Week” […]

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May 4, 2015 | Staff Writer

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Watch the Latest “21 This Week” (VIDEO)

On this episode of 21 This Week, guest host Susan Heltemes and panelists discuss the recent events in Baltimore. This week show’s panel of political observers includes Vernon Ricks, Mark Uncapher, Jim Shalleck and Terry Lierman. “21 This Week” airs on Channel 21 on Sundays at 11 a.m. and again at 7 p.m.; Mondays at noon and […]

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February 6, 2013 | Staff Writer

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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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