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Charlene M. Dukes, president of Prince George’s Community College.
- The American Council on Education (ACE) recently named Charlene M. Dukes, president of Prince George’s Community College, the 2014 recipient of the Reginald Wilson Diversity in Leadership award.more More Arrow

Larence Godfrey. Photo:Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services.
- HILLCREST HEIGHTS, Md. (AP) — Maryland corrections officials say an inmate who escaped a minimum security prison has been found at the home of an acquaintance.more More Arrow

Nigerian master artist Tunde Odunlade conducting a hands-on workshop at Bowie State University.
- Nigerian master artist Tunde Odunlade led a hands-on workshop at Bowie State University, March 25, with about 40 students and staff in the art of batik, using wax and dye on textiles.more More Arrow

Navy’s Newest Amphibious-Assault Ship America, currently under construction with Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Miss.
- PASCAGOULA, Miss. – A graduate of Gwynn High School is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of a hand-selected crew charged with bringing the Navy’s newest and most advanced amphibious assault ship into service. more More Arrow

The Prince George’s Harlem Renaissance Festival.
- The Prince George’s Harlem Renaissance Festival, an annual event that draws children, adults and families together in a celebration of the county’s arts and cultural programs and history, has been scheduled for May 3.more More Arrow

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker and representatives of the non-profit group awarded United Way grants gather around the ceremonial check from the charity.
- The United Way of the National Capital Area awarded 14 grants totaling $152, 316 to Prince George’s County non-profit organizations, the United Way NCA announced recently.more More Arrow

Georgette Gregory, principal of Ardmore Elementary School.
- Georgette Gregory, principal of Ardmore Elementary School was recently honored by the Arts Education in Maryland Schools (AEMS) Alliance for establishing an institution that is rich in the arts.more More Arrow

Prince George’s County Delegate Aisha Braveboy, chair of the Legislative Black Caucus.
- Several bills important to many in the state’s communities of color will be voted on this week, while legislators continue to grapple over others as the 2014 Maryland General Assembly nears an end.more More Arrow

U.S. Rep. Donna F. Edwards and Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker are together in their support of the FBI headquarters relocating to Prince George's County.
- University of Maryland President Dr. Wallace D. Loh walked to the news conference podium on March 24 at the College Park campus. As Loh looked out into the room full of elected officials, residents, and university staff, he was beaming.more More Arrow

Maryland HBCU's.
- On October 7, 2013 United States District Court Judge Catherine C. Blake delivered an unambiguous opinion concerning Maryland’s historically Black colleges and universities; for decades, the state had violated the U.S. Constitution for operating a system of higher education still rooted in segregation.more More Arrow

Francis Tiafoe, the youngest boys' singles champion of the Metropolia Orange Bowl Tennis Championships, hold proclamations in honor of his achievement from Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker.
- After facing opponents from France, Burundi, Italy and Russia, Riverdale Park native Francis Tiafoe found himself in the last round of the tennis championship. In the all USA finals of the Orange Bowl Tennis Championships in December, Tiafoe's 7-6 (7-3), 0-6, 6-3 victory over Stefan Kozlov put him in the history books as the youngest boys' singles winner in the international tournament's 67-year history.more More Arrow

Prince George’s County Police Department.
- The dreaded red light and speed cameras that have become the scourge of motorists have also become the latest tool of scam artists, Prince George’s County, Md. police said.more More Arrow

Prince George's County Police.
- Officers searching for a missing 8-year-old Washington, D.C., girl found the body of woman on March 20 in a motel in a neighboring Maryland town, but weren't sure if the cases were connected, Prince George's County police said.more More Arrow

World-renowned poet, activist, and scholar Sonia Sanchez.
- World-renowned poet, activist, and scholar Sonia Sanchez will discuss their literary works and professional experiences with Bowie State University students in two free public lectures, as part of the Global Woman Project Lecture Series. Both events feature open question-and-answer forums and book signings immediately following the programs.more More Arrow

Nikki Giovanni discusses her writing and literary works in a public forum at the Main Stage theater in the Fine and Performing Arts Center. Photo by Diliorah Arah
- World-renowned poet, activist, and scholar Nikki Giovanni discussed her literary works and professional experiences with Bowie State University students in a public lecture as part of the university’s Global Woman Project Lecture Series.more More Arrow

“The Great Commission has gone Digital
- For those who want to energize their ministry with 21st century technology, Eboni Green says “The Great Commission has gone Digital.”more More Arrow

Prince George's County, MD
- If Prince George’s County government officials and business leaders have their way, the county’s 15-19 year-olds will not only have jobs this summer, but will be prepared to be the kind of workers employers will welcome.more More Arrow

- Prince George’s County’s middle school students are R-E-A-D-Y.more More Arrow

eChurch Pastor Damon Parran Seeks Broader Congregation in Landover, Md.
- Victory International Worship Center, of Landover, Md., reflecting its open-door philosophy and its vision of engaging the entire community, is changing its name to “eChurch”—Everybody’s Church.more More Arrow

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III.
- Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III presented his FY 2015 budget to the County Council March 12.more More Arrow

Maryland Skills USA.
- Seven Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) Career and Technical Education (CTE) students excelled in the annual Maryland SkillsUSA Regional Competition early February. These students now have the opportunity to compete in the state competition in April.more More Arrow

University of Maryland College Park.
- Racial identity development will be the central issue addressed at a national conference to be held on March 27 at the University of Maryland College Park.more More Arrow

Mount Ennon Baptist Church
- Mount Ennon Baptist Church held their annual HIV/AIDS awareness service on March 3. While most churches shy away from topics of sexually transmitted diseases, Pastor Delman Coates says it is important, as a Black church, to break the silence on HIV/AIDS.more More Arrow

Prince George's County Public Schools.
- Milt Peterson, through the Peterson Family Foundation, donated $1 million to the Teach for America Program, designating the funds be used for Prince George's County schools.more More Arrow

Air Force Airman 1st Class Ian T. Segears.
- Air Force Airman 1st Class Ian T. Segears graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.more More Arrow

The First Annual Male Educator Summit: Envisioning the Future of Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS).
- On a frigid Saturday morning recently in Prince George’s County there was a gathering of a rare species in public schools: Male teachers.more More Arrow

Prince George’s County Schools.
- The Prince George’s County School Board on Feb. 25 unanimously approved a $1.75 billion budget that provides for increases in funding for full-day pre-kindergarten in a few high poverty communities, expanding art and foreign language programs and restoring some parent liaison positions to improve interaction between school administrators and parents.more More Arrow

Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George's County Black History Month Brochure.
- The Prince George’s Sports & Learning Complex will host a costume contest to celebrate Black History Month on Feb. 28.more More Arrow

- On Feb. 25, Montpelier Mansion staffers will honor the contributions made by Maryland African-American scientists during a special ceremony at the Deerfield Run Community Center in Laurel.more More Arrow

- After this winter’s episodes of snow and ice, county roads are marked with potholes deep enough to damage tires and, in some places, possibly cause or contribute to accidents.more More Arrow