Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Maryland School Systems Grapple with Influx of Central American Minors

ANNAPOLIS — In July, she came on foot and by bus, traversing thousands of miles on a harrowing month-long journey through Mexico to the...

Bowie State University Holds Winter Commencement for 380 Graduates

(Updated 12/23/2014) Bowie State University held its 2014 Winter Commencement ceremony Dec. 19 for 380 graduates. Dr. Johnnetta Cole, director of the Smithsonian National...

Prince George’s Gas Station Murder Results in D.C. Man Getting 50 Yr. Prison Sentence

Washington, D.C. resident Duane Lamar Williams was sentenced to 50 years in prison on Dec. 11 after being found guilty of second-degree murder and...

Frederick Douglass High School Wins First State Title

For the first time in school history, Frederick Douglass High School football team took home the 2A State Championship trophy after defeating the Paul...

Troy Berry, Charles County’s First Black Sheriff

Charles County, Md. swore in Troy Berry Dec. 2, the county’s first African American sheriff in the office’s 356-year history. Berry told NBC, “There’s a single reason I entered the political...

Prince George’s County Exec. Rushern L. Baker and Council Sworn in

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III and the county’s council were sworn into office at the Prince George’s County Administration Building (CAB)...

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...

AKAs Hold HBCU Fair in Suitland

Beltway Church of Christ in Suitland, Md. along with the Upsilon Tau Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA) Sorority from Fort Washington, Md....

Government Agencies, Non-Profits Fight Hunger in Prince George’s County

In order to boost nutrition for local families and children in Prince George’s County, Md. the charity Gleaning For The World along with several...

Small Business Saturday

Gwen McCall, President and CEO of the Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation, is encouraging all county residents to support local small businesses on Nov. 29....

Maryland Nonprofit Offers Alternative to School Suspension

A Prince George’s County nonprofit is offering an alternative course for middle- and high-school girls who were suspended or temporary expelled from schools in...

Prince George’s Black Leaders Speculate on Brown’s Loss

Prince Georgians are still reeling after Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown’s (D) loss to Anne Arundel businessman Larry Hogan (R) in the Nov. 4 general...