Prince George's County News

    Community Stands Behind Woman Called Racial Slur

    As the AFRO reported last week, Rachel Sherman went viral on Facebook after posting her interaction with an employee at a BP gas station in Largo, Md. Sherman, who is African-American, was called a racial...

    UMD Highlights African-American’s Contributions

    During Black History Month the University of Maryland, College Park launched an online tour that highlights the rich African-American history on its campus. The online tour, created by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion...

    DC Funeral Home Mulls Move to Maryland

    For 30 years, Ronald Taylor II Funeral Homes in Northeast, D.C. has served a predominantly Black clientele, but as gentrification increasingly pushes Blacks out of the city and into Prince George’s County, Taylor is...

    Woman Called Racial Slur at Maryland Gas Station

    It’s not a secret that racism is alive and well.  Yet, when someone is the victim of blatant discrimination, the pervasive problem of prejudice becomes more apparent and is a hard reminder about the...

    Off-Duty Prince George’s County Officer Killed

    Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker and the commanders of a grieving police department are all expressing their condolences over the death of Corporal Mujahid Ramzziddin who was killed after...

    Baker Picks Embry as Running Mate

    Hoping to tap into voter rich Baltimore City, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III, has named a Charm City native to be his running mate. She is 40 year old Elizabeth Embry....

    Bowie High Ends Season with Win Streak

    Bowie High School (13-7), (Bowie, Md.) finished the regular season on an eight-game win streak after taking down Beltsville, Md.-based High Point High School 81-58 on Feb. 15. Bulldogs senior guard Isaiah Burke had...

    Simpson Pushes on as District 24 Delegate Hopeful

    Maurice Simpson, the president of the Prince George's County Young Democrats, has been active in county politics for a number of years. He wants the voters of legislative District 24 to send him to...

    UMD Wide Receiver, D.J. Moore, Will Attend NFL Combine

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. – University of Maryland wide receiver D.J. Moore will participate in the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. The combine will take place on Feb. 27 through March 5 at Lucas...

    New Human Rights Commissioner Wants To Make Mental Health a Priority

    New Prince George’s County Human Rights Commissioner Johnathan Medlock has been on the job for no more than six months, but he is already working to make a difference for the official organization charged...

    Former Maryland Delegate’s Trial Begins in Bribery Case

    The trial of a former Maryland state delegate charged with bribery has begun with his lawyer insisting that his client accepted bundles of money believing they were campaign donations, not bribes. Michael Lynn Vaughn, a...

    Local HBCU Students Earn ROTC Scholarships

    By the time she completed elementary school, Jasmine Jones could pack clothing military style. Her father, a career U.S. Navy man, provided the tutelage. Now, 10 years later, Jones is getting an assist from the...

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