It is our duty to keep the public informed about the state of their civil liberties. There is no better defender of civil rights than an informed and engaged public.
Often for Cultural Heritage Months, we try to highlight people whose experiences and identities shaped them into the activists they are today.
Sara Medrano, a Latina grandmother and Frederick County resident, was driving her daughter and two grandchildren to pick up laundry detergent on her way to work when a Frederick County sheriff’s deputy pulled her over, purportedly for a “broken” taillight — that was working just fine — and detain
Typically, a child can let you know what kind of pizza to order for dinner and what flavor of soda to go with it.