Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Industrial Teams With Ebenezer To Increase Financial Literacy

Ebenezer Church believes its financial situation was misrepresented in a Reuters story earlier this year. This is part two of AFRO coverage about the...

Prince Georgians Set for April 26 Primary

On April 26, hundreds of thousands of Prince Georgians are expected to go to the polls to select their preference for a number of...

County May Become Home to Washington Redskins Headquarters

Prince George’s County officials are spearheading a study to examine the feasibility of moving Redskins Park to Prince George’s County. “We are now expressing an...

Capitol Heights Resident to Receive Congressional Award Gold Medal

Rachel Green, a Capitol Heights resident and senior at Prince George’s Community College will be presented with the Congressional Award Gold Medal on Capitol...

Councilman Charged with Drunk Driving

A Prince George's County Council member has been charged with drunken driving. Maryland state police say Council member Mel Franklin crashed a county-owned vehicle into...

White House Honors PGCC President

Prince George’s Community College and its president, Charlene Dukes, was recognized recently by the White House as being a “champion for change.” “It is...

Student Killed on Spring Break

Family members say a college freshman travelled to Prince George’s County (her home) for spring break and was watching a friend film a music...

Local Bishop Candidate – Rev. Dr. Harry L. Seawright

The Rev. Harry L. Seawright, a Prince George's County minister, is seeking to become a bishop in the AME Church at its 50th Quadrennial Session. The...

Predatory Lenders Found Their Prey in Prince George’s Residents

When the foreclosure rate went up in Prince George’s County, the ensuing crisis was created by many things. A main contributing factor was predatory...

County Executive Candidate Pledges to Clean Up Prince George’s Politics

Former State Del. Rushern Baker, candidate for Prince George’s County Executive has released his proposed plan for ethics reform in the county. Baker’s “Raising Our...

NAACP Officers Plan Ahead for New Administration

On Nov. 18, members of the Prince George's County branch of the NAACP elected its 2016-2018 officers and executive committee. They are planning a...

Black Clergy Reaffirming Church’s Tradition to Social Justice

Black clergy, policymakers, civil rights leaders and others will gather Dec. 3 through Dec. 5 in Prince George’s County, Md., to design a plan...