Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

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...

County Economy Fuels Black Businesses

Prince George's County's economy is gaining strength from the growth and proliferation of Black-owned businesses, according to the county executive. On May 3, Prince George's...

Let’s Hoop

Wanda Durant, NBA-star Kevin Durant’s mom, attended a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Kevin Durant Charity Foundation’s renovated basketball court in Seat Pleasant, Md.

Urban One Switches Gears to Better Represent Black Community

One of the largest Blackowned media companies recently announced its expansion of offerings to the American consumer, with its eye on promoting Black culture....

Officer Indicted for Misconduct

A police officer in Prince George's County, which is outside Washington D.C., was recently indicted by a grand jury on multiple charges. Prince George's County...

Allenwood Elementary School Spelling Bee

On May 19 at 6:30 p.m., the Allenwood Elementary School (AES) PTA will host the Young Educated Spellers (Y.E.S.) Spelling Bee at the school,...

Aminta Breaux, Bowie’s New President, Settles In

With the end of the 2016-2017 school year in proximity, Bowie State University’s new president recently met with some students and faculty to set...

Following Setback, Pastors Form Church Advocacy Group

After losing a battle against legislation that limits the expansion of their churches, a coalition of Prince George’s County pastors joined together to challenge...

Trumpcare: Residents, Politicians Expect the Worst

After the Republicans passed the Affordable Health Care Act in the House they gleefully loaded buses and headed to the White House for a...

Clergy Group Reigns as New Kingmakers in State Politics

If you’re involved in Maryland politics, you know who the Suitland-based Maryland Business Clergy and Partnership (MBCP) is and the influence and power it...