New book challenges Civil War’s old myths

By Jonathan M. Pitts Yesterday at 6:06 p.m. EST Washington Post Regular folks and history buffs who believe Maryland leaned strongly toward the Confederacy during the Civil War era have never lacked evidence for the claim. It was a Marylander, after all,…..

Exhausting Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy

By Robin Givhan Senior critic-at-large January 11, 2022 at 7:36 p.m. EST The president traveled Tuesday to Atlanta to deliver a speech on the sanctity of voting rights — a geographic choice that speaks to the reality that nothing about this democracy…..

Quotes from MLK’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail.”

“I must make two honest confessions to you, my Christian and Jewish brothers. First, I must confess that over the past few years I have been gravely disappointed with the white moderate. I have almost reached the regrettable conclusion that…..

Dr. King was bold. Don’t make him bland.

By E.J. Dionne Jr.Columnist|Follow January 16, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. EST This holiday weekend, Americans will celebrate the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. of their choosing. That’s not surprising. But it is a problem. If the devil can quote scripture for…..

Montgomery Co. Public Schools teacher’s union votes no confidence; council holding emergency session

By Stephanie Ramirez Published  January 13, 2022 6:54PM Updated 6:54PM NewsFOX 5 DC MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (FOX 5 DC) – The Montgomery County Education Association, which represents thousands of Montgomery County Public School teachers, announced on Thursday that out of nearly 7,000 members voting in a…..

Town Hall with new AmeriCorps CEO

Project CHANGE member securing food for families

Family Learning Solutions has Oneyda Hernandez serving this year and Oneyda is leading the way to provide food security for families by teaching them how to grow vegetables hydroponically. Here is a recent report. Partnership with ACRT, Clifton Park Baptist…..

In a devastating pandemic, US teens are ‘more alone than ever.’ Many struggle to find help.

By Paulina Firozi, The Washington Post December 19th 2021 Nathan Asher was scrolling through pages and pages of therapists. Starting in January, just shy of a year into the pandemic, they were looking for someone who could help with what felt…..

MLK Day- The Man in the Mirror

A musical tribute to help us celebrate the day.

5 of Martin Luther King Jr.’s most memorable speeches

By Emilie Plesset Before he was assassinated at age 39, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. led the 1955 Montgomery bus boycott, organized the 1963 March on Washington, advocated for civil disobedience and non-violent protest, and became one of…..