Prince George’s County News

  • Prince George’s County Deltas Seek to Empower Young Men

    The Prince George’s County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and the Prince George’s County Police Department will hold Empowering Males to Build Opportunities for Developing Independence (EMBODI) meetings. Meetings will be held every third Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to 1 ...

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  • Takoma Park Street Festival

    The 33rd Annual Takoma Park Street Festival will be held Oct. 5 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Old Takoma: Carroll Avenue in Takoma Park, Md. to Carroll Street, N.W. in Takoma, D.C. The streets will be filled with music, artisans, community groups, children’s activities, food vendors and a variety ...

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  • Local Artist Hosts Release Party

    D.C. Jazz artist Changamiré will partner with The Black Restaurant Group for an album release party Oct. 4 as a kickoff to the Takoma Park Street Festival. The party will take place at Republic, 6939 Laurel Ave. in Takoma Park, Md. from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. The party will include live performances, ...

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  • 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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