Women’s March on Washington

January 25, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Residents Participate in Women’s March on Washington (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

One day after President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence were sworn into office, hundreds of thousands of women and men gathered in the nation’s capitol on Jan. 21 for the Women’s March on Washington. Some residents and organizations across Montgomery County also participated in the march and in this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Shruti […]

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January 24, 2017 | Phyllis Armstrong

UnNaugural Concert Raises Money for Progressive Causes (VIDEO)

More than 500 people who are passionate about equal rights, civil liberties, environmental issues and other progressive causes filled Montgomery College’s Cultural Arts Center the night of the Inauguration. The sold-out UnNaugural concert in Silver Spring lifted spirits and raised money for Planned Parenthood and four other national organizations. State Senator Cheryl Kagan produced the […]

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January 21, 2017 | Phyllis Armstrong

Hundreds Rally for Causes at UnNaugural Concert in Silver Spring (VIDEO & PHOTO)

The music of protest and progress stirred rousing applause at the UnNaugural Concert: Playing It Forward Voices for Social Justice, in Silver Spring. Some 500 people, including several Montgomery County and Maryland elected officials attended the sold out event at Montgomery College’s Cultural Arts Center. State Senator Cheryl Kagan is the founder and executive producer […]

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January 20, 2017 | Phyllis Armstrong

Acts Warm Up for Sold Out UnNaugural Concert (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Progressive-minded people, political leaders and representatives from  nonprofit organizations are preparing to show support for their causes at tonight’s UnNaugural Concert. Tickets are sold out for the 500-seat auditorium inside the Cultural Arts Center at Montgomery College in Silver Spring. Five musical acts are performing at tonight’s concert. Nationally-touring groups, including Sweet Honey in the […]

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January 20, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Local Residents Weigh-in on Inauguration at Denizens in Silver Spring

Residents and even some visitors from Chicago, gathered at Denizens Brewing Company in Silver Spring early Friday to watch the Inauguration. Back in November, some onlookers imagined this day would turn out differently. “It’s a very depressing day,” said Denizens customer Matthew, who didn’t feel comfortable giving his last name. “I’m surprised he’s[Donald Trump] our […]

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January 19, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Residents Explain Why They’re Participating in Women’s March on Washington (VIDEO)

Many residents in Montgomery County are getting ready for the Women’s March on Washington,  which takes place the day after the inauguration on Jan. 21. The rally will be held near the intersection of Independence Avenue and Third Street S.W. in Washington D.C. In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, some women from the Women’s Democratic Club of […]

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