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Civil Rights Groups Demand End to High School Sports Hijab Ban #HijabisHoopToo

After sixteen year-old student Je’Nan Hayes was banned from competing in her varsity basketball team’s championship game for wearing a hijab, racial justice groups, civil rights organizations, and community members demanded an immediate change to the rules. On March 27, MCCRC, … Continue reading

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Justice for Je’Nan Hayes

The Watkins Mill High School girls basketball team made it to the regional finals this year for the first time. Every girl on the Gaithersburg, Maryland team got a chance to play in the championship game, except Je’Nan Hayes. The … Continue reading

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Jeff Sessions Would Be a Disastrous Attorney General

MCCRC joins with a broad coalition of civil rights and civil liberties organizations in opposing the nomination of Jeff Sessions to be Attorney General. As AG, he will be our nation’s top law enforcement official responsible for protecting the Constitutional … Continue reading

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MCCRC proposes model county ordinances defending *everyone’s* rights and civil liberties

Across Montgomery County, people are ready to challenge President-elect Trump’s worst proposals that target our most vulnerable neighbors. Montgomery County is a “sanctuary” county, which means our county police will play no role in enforcing federal immigration law, and that … Continue reading

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Join us for a movie and conversation with the filmmaker

A new documentary by award-winning fimmaker Johanna Hamilton about the break-in that exposed COINTELPRO. 1971  Saturday June 21 11:15 a.m. AFI Theatre 8633 Colesville Rd Silver Spring, MD  In March of 1971, a break-in occurred at an FBI field office … Continue reading

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September 25 Protest at FBI

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Stop FBI Repression! Dissent is not a Crime!

Join us! Rally at FBI Headquarters (Corner of 9th and Pennsylvania) September 24 at noon On September 24, 2010, the FBI and local police raided the homes and offices of 23 peace and solidarity activists in the Midwest.  The seized … Continue reading

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Press Release: Takoma Park to Congress: Fix the NDAA

City Council Passes Resolution Asking Congress to Repeal Detention Provisions  Last night, May 21, 2012, the Takoma Park City Council voted 5 to 2 in favor of a resolution that condemns the controversial “indefinite detention” provisions of the 2012 National … Continue reading

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Resolution Approved by Takoma Park City Council 5.21.2012

Takoma Park NDAA/AUMF Resolution Approved May 21, 2012 CITY OF TAKOMA PARK, MARYLAND RESOLUTION 2012- URGING MONITORING AND REPEAL OF INDEFINITE DETENTION PROVISIONS OF THE NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT WHEREAS, the Constitution of the United States is the foundation of our … Continue reading

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MCCRC Asks Congress to End Racial Profiling

Racial profiling occurs whenever law enforcement agents use race, religion, ethnicity, or national origin as a factor in deciding whom they should investigate, arrest or detain, except where these characteristics are part of a specific suspect description. Singling people out … Continue reading

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