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Peerless Rockville Board of Director Nominations

The Nominating Committee, chaired by boardmember Nancee Simonson, recommends the following new officers for service on the Board of Directors. Additional written nominations may be filed any time through June 9. The election will be held at the 2017 Peerless … Continue reading

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Stories of Desegregation

Tuesday, May 2, 7 pm Rockville City Hall, Mayor and Council Chambers 111 Maryland Avenue RSVP at Eventbrite. The Supreme Court decision Brown vs Board of Education in 1954 ordered the desegregation of American public schools, changing the face of … Continue reading

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Rosenwald Screening – Purchase Tickets Ahead Online!

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Thurgood Marshall and William Gibbs: Civil Rights in Rockville

Part of Peerless Rockville’s Emancipation to Integration series – come hear the story of an early Civil Rights victory in Rockville. Saturday, April 1, 2017 10:00 am Grand Courtroom of the Historic Red Brick Courthouse In 1937, renowned Civil Rights … Continue reading

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The Rise of Separate But Unequal Schools

The Rise of Separate but Unequal Schools Saturday, March 11 1 pm Jerusalem – Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church 21 Wood Lane Rockville, MD This illustrated presentation will cover the early years of segregated schools in Rockville  and Montgomery County … Continue reading

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