Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Judge Dismisses Suit That Tried to Block Light Rail

A federal judge has removed another issue that could have blocked construction of a light rail in Maryland. The Washington Post reports that on May 30,...

Local Non-Profit Teaches Black Women to Live Healthier

District resident Sonja Houze knew it was time to change her life. Houze, now 53, was raised to eat right and stay active. But...

Student Activists Seek Inclusion on Campus Anti-hate Panel

Young members of the NAACP are calling on the University of Maryland, College Park to include student activists on a task force the school...

Local Pastor Recruits Rev. Jesse Jackson to Spur Action

Most of the young adults who filled the Community of Hope A.M.E. church in Temple Hills, Md. on May 28 were not yet born...

Muse Possibly Eyeing Baker’s Seat

If Maryland State Sen. C. Anthony Muse (D-26), as many political insiders expect, announces his candidacy for Prince George’s County Executive and goes on...

Rev. Jesse Jackson Delivers Social Justice Sermon at Md. Church

The Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. delivered a sermon in Prince George’s County on May 28 that addressed President Donald Trump’s recent budget proposal and...

Bowie Pays Tribute to 2nd Lt. Richard Collins

The Martin Luther King Communications Arts Center at Bowie State University was filled with community leaders, grieving soldiers and raw emotions on the night...

Community Works Together to Feed All

Phelecia Nembhard can't count how many times she drives a van filled with bags of groceries up and down Good Luck  Road. Even though she is a...

Rep. Waters Stresses Impeachment in Temple Hills

California Rep. Maxine Waters (D) has never been one to mince words or shy away from a good political fight during her more than...

Candlelight Vigil Planned to Honor Richard Collins III, Slain Black Bowie State University Student

A candlelight vigil is planned to honor a Bowie State University student who was fatally stabbed while visiting the University of Maryland. The Black...

Police: Black Bowie State University Student Fatally Stabbed by White University of Maryland Student

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A University of Maryland student fatally stabbed a visiting student on campus early Saturday in what appears to be...

Legislative Loophole May Make Foreclosures Easier

Thanks to a new law designed to address blighted and abandoned properties and a growing number of house flippers, it may not take long...