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October 21, 2021 | Margaret Attridge

Critical Race Theory Topic of Sandy Spring Slave Museum Event

The Sandy Spring Slave Museum held a virtual event on Critical Race Theory (CRT) on Friday, Oct. 15, focusing on “the hype” surrounding CRT. “People were there to learn and to deepen their understanding of what Critical Race Theory is because there is so much false information out there,” said Dr. Troy Boddy, one of […]

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October 6, 2021 | Margaret Attridge

Sandy Spring Slave Museum Event Aims to Clarify Myths About Critical Race Theory

For 33 years, the Sandy Spring Slave Museum and African Art Gallery has offered Montgomery County residents an opportunity to learn about African-American history. Now, the museum is using their forum for a hot-button issue that has sparked a lot of debate at local school boards across the nation: Critical Race Theory (CRT).  According to […]

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September 13, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

A Walk Through the Underground Railroad Trail in Sandy Spring

September is International Underground Railroad Month. Originally published on Feb. 26, 2020 The Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park in Sandy Spring is home to an Underground Railroad trail. The trail is a guide for the route enslaved African Americans in Montgomery County may have taken to reach freedom. That often meant walking all the way to […]

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August 9, 2021 | Joshua Casazza

Former Broncos Safety, Sherwood Coach Atwater Inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame

Former Denver Broncos’ safety Steve Atwater, who coached at Sherwood High School, was officially inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday. Drafted out of the University of Arkansas, Atwater played safety for the Broncos from 1989-1998 before finishing his career with the New York Jets in 1999. Atwater won two Super Bowls with the […]

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March 9, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

El Caucus de Mujeres de Maryland Honra a las Veteranas de Guerra en un Evento Virtual

El Caucus de Mujeres de Maryland está organizando una celebración virtual para honrar a las mujeres veteranas de guerra, el 10 de marzo de 8:30 a.m. a 11:00 a.m. La celebración también busca rendir homenaje a la primera mujer veterana del estado, Harriet Tubman. Este será el tercer Día de las Mujeres Veteranas del Caucus, […]

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March 8, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

Maryland Women’s Caucus to Honor Veterans in Virtual Event

The Maryland Women’s Caucus is hosting a virtual celebration to honor women veterans on March 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  The celebration also looks to pay tribute to the state’s first woman veteran, Harriet Tubman. This will be the Caucus’ third Women Veterans Day but the first virtual celebration.  The event will feature […]

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December 4, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Holiday Artisan Markets Adapt to COVID-19

Looking for gift ideas? For this year’s holiday shopping season, several local Montgomery County arts markets have opened with new socially distant formats. Montgomery County native artists and artisans have crafted an assortment of one-of-a-kind gifts to be sold at local businesses, galleries and community engagement centers that are doing their best to survive during […]

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November 3, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

10 Greater Olney Residents Share What Issues Influenced Their Votes

MyMCMedia visited two Sandy Spring voting centers on Election Day: Sherwood High School and Sandy Spring Volunteer Fire Department Station 2. There, we spoke to 10 Olney-area voters about what issues influenced their Election Day vote. Photos from Sandy Spring on Election Day Here’s some photos from Election Day in Sandy Spring: View this post […]

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November 3, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Photos: Election Day 2020 in Montgomery County

MyMCMedia has visited several election centers on Election Day 2020. Here’s a look at photos from different locations we went to. Voters at Jane. E Lawton Community Recreation Center in Chevy Chase View this post on Instagram Here’s a look at some serious voting energy on Election Day. Several voters came out to cast their […]

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October 26, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Arrancó este Lunes la Votación Anticipada en Montgomery

Los votantes del condado de Montgomery pueden emitir su voto para las elecciones generales del 3 de noviembre de 2020 en once centros de votación anticipada desde el 26 de octubre hasta el 2 de noviembre. El horario de atención de cada centro de votación anticipada es de 7 a.m. a 8 p.m. Cualquier votante […]

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