Prince George’s County News

  • Jack Johnson Requests Conviction Set Aside

    A former Prince George’s County executive who pleaded guilty in a corruption scheme is asking a Maryland judge to set aside his conviction and sentence. The Washington Post reports that 67-year-old Jack B. Johnson filed a motion in the U.S. District Court of Maryland, claiming that he has ...

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  • Prince Georgians Set for April 26 Primary

    On April 26, hundreds of thousands of Prince Georgians are expected to go to the polls to select their preference for a number of political races that could ultimately determine who has power in Washington. Early voting ended on April 21 and county residents will vote in the Democratic and ...

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  • African American Museum Investigates Ancestral Genealogy

    The Prince George’s African-American Museum & Cultural Center at North Brentwood in partnership with the Prince George’s County chapter of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, and the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System have presented a series of  workshops that ...

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  • Rep. Van Hollen Seeking Black Voters

    U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) wants Black Marylanders to know he understands their concerns and would be the best person in this election cycle to represent them in the U.S. Senate. Van Hollen spoke with the AFRO on April 8 at his Baltimore campaign office. He is competing against U.S. ...

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  • 6th Annual Decanter Wine and Racing Festival

    Come, watch and bet on live turf and dirt horse racing while sipping some of the best wines across the state at the 6th Annual Decanter Wine and Racing Festival, taking place on April 16 at Laurel Park, 198 Laurel Race Track Road, Laurel, MD 20724, from noon to 6 p.m. For more information log ...

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  • Candidates for Edwards’ House Seat Mix it Up

    On March 30, candidates for Maryland’s Fourth Congressional District seat presented their case for why they should replace Donna Edwards in the House of Representatives at Prince George’s County Community College. Former Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, former Prince George’s ...

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