Racism in MCPS

Students across multiple MCPS high schools have come together to make racist incidents within their schools public because they feel their administrations and MCPS aren’t taking them seriously. I reviewed their accounts and talked with a couple of students. One student, Class of 2017 at B-CC, told me “Growing up around rich white kids from the B-CC while being black made me question my own identity and self-worth, and really put into perspective the serious gap between me and my classmates in so many different ways.” Continue reading Racism in MCPS

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Glass, Rice Introduce Special Appropriation for Arts & Humanities Orgs, Artists

Councilmembers Evan Glass and Craig Rice introduced a Special Appropriation to the Fiscal Year 2021 Operating Budget that would provide $3 million in grants to organizations in the arts and humanities sector. Additionally, micro-grants totaling $325,000 will go to micro-grants … Continue reading Glass, Rice Introduce Special Appropriation for Arts & Humanities Orgs, Artists