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Howard County parents, students, teachers speak up about race incidents

Posted at 11:37 PM, Dec 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-20 23:37:57-05

The message from state and local leaders Tuesday in Howard County was to stand up and speak up.

The Howard County Community College was packed as parents, educators and student came to talk about the recent racist attacks on social media that have popped up in several Howard County schools. 

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Congressman Elijah Cummings joined the community to listen to concerns from a very diverse crowd. Organizers hope the night of #SpeakUpHoward is just the beginning of the conversation.

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