Prince George’s County News

  • WPGC FM Hosts For Sisters Only

    WPGC 95.5 FM will host its 15th annual For Sisters Only Expo Oct. 4 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in N.W. D.C. Entertainers such as T.I., Tank, Raheem DeVaughn, Diggy Simmons, Tamar Braxton, Torrei Hart, Drea Kelly, Debbi Morgan, Syleena Johnson, The Chuck Brown Band and others ...

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  • Julia Blakeney Celebrates 99th Birthday

    Julia Blakeney, a local resident in Bowie, Md. celebrated her 99th birthday Sept. 29. “It makes me feel good,” she said, referring to her birthday. “I feel the same, like I was when I was seventy-nine.” Blakeney received congratulatory letters from President Barak Obama, Maryland ...

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  • Political Leaders Lauded by King Foundation

    The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Foundation held its 7th Annual Leaders of Democracy Luncheon on Sept. 14. The organization used this event to recognize Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D), District Mayor Vincent Gray (D), U.S. Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) and Rashad Robinson, executive ...

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  • Rep. Donna Christensen Campaigns for V.I. Governorship

    Del. Donna Christensen’s (D-V.I.) is currently a member of Congress, but her focus may shift to a position that more directly serves the residents of the Virgin Islands. Christensen is running for governor. The general elections on Nov. 4 is where her career direction will be decided, but, ...

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  • Legendary Activist Says Seniors Must Be Valued

    Toni Killings, a living legend who worked closely with Malcolm X for racial justice, is now focusing on maintaining a sense of value as a senior. Killings, a Bowie resident, continues to inspire many with her willingness to remain active in the community. Throughout her life, Killings has been ...

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  • Virginia’s Own Modern Day Black Cowboy

    Ronnie Marshall’s passion for horses began when he played with one plastic horse at his grandmother’s house more than four decades ago. “As a young teenager, I bought a horse at age 16 and kept it at a stable near my house. I thought I was keeping it a secret. As long as I was […]

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  • Clayton Anthony Aarons Sworn In as Judge

    Colleagues of recently appointed District Court Judge, Clayton Anthony Aarons describe him as compassionate, helpful, level headed, and overall right for the job. Aarons is the newest associate judge of the District Court for the 5th District of Maryland. He succeeded Patrick R. Duley, who ...

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  • Local Police Join Hope AME Church on Unity Walk

    More than a hundred residents from the District of Columbia and Prince George’s County gathered at the Eastover Shopping Center in Oxon Hill, Md. Sept. 6 for the Unity Walk. The event was organized by the Community of Hope AME Church in conjunction with the Prince George’s County ...

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