Halloween is Community Building

Instead of seeing Halloween as a dangerous or sinister activity, our communities should embrace it as an annual celebration of all things that make our blocks livable; and do the preparation to make sure we’re ready for the big day.  

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Family Love: The Harrods

One of my favorite personal factoids is that, working with my family (shoutout to you Troy!) I’ve been able to trace my ancestry back to 1851, or just a decade prior to the start of the American Civil War. In my genealogical research, I’ve discovered that my family has lived in Prince George’s County for six generations, were integral members of the historic, Ridgely Methodist Episcopal Church, and served as trustee members for Highland Park School, a Rosenwald School for African American students in Landover, when the school system was segregated.

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