What The Spread Of The Coronavirus Means For Black Communities

WHILE THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT READIES FOR A POSSIBLE PANDEMIC, THE IMPLICATIONS FOR THE BLACK COMMUNITY CANNOT BE IGNORED. For more than a month, panic and perplexity have plagued Americans who are fearful of a possible coronavirus pandemic. Furthermore, the response from the United States government has done very little to quell the rising angst….

Celebration! Black History Month 2020

Mayor Estes is proud to share the 2020 Black History Month Community Calendar with you! It is an excellent publication that provides dates, insight and information regarding events taking place over the entire County. Please click on the image or link to view the publication. Click on the link to view the brochure: issuu.com/pgparks/docs/black_history_brochure_2020_final_web

Hogan Issues Stay at Home

Order Starting at 8PM Today, Governor Hogan issued a stay-at-home order for Marylanders to stop the spread of the coronavirus. That means no one should leave their home for any reason other than essential work, to get food or other fundamental reason. He said no one should travel outside of the state or ride public transportation…

How to Prepare Your Digital Company for the Coronavirus Outbreak 

Ann Smarty · Posted on March 10, 2020March 10, 2020 Coronavirus is quickly spreading panic around the world, and while its health consequences are still unclear, its impact on the world’s economy is already well known. Hundreds of firms around the world have to close their doors and send employees home. The worldwide panic is leaving big…

Black History Month: George Taliaferro Made NFL Draft History

This February, Sports Illustrated is celebrating Black History Month by spotlighting a different iconic athlete or group of athletes every day. Today, SI looks back on the legacy of George Taliaferro.  George Taliaferro became the first African-American player drafted by an NFL team when he was picked by the Chicago Bears in 1949. Taliaferro was…

Her Story: Five Remarkable Women You Should Know

Representation matters. When we tell herstory, we tell our story. For hundreds of years, Black women have contributed in vital ways to every aspect of American life — science, literature, math, sports, politics, justice, music, entertainment, and the list goes on and on — but too often, their narratives have escaped our notice. Their stories have not been…

Where will Redskins build new stadium? Early signs point to current FedEx site

Many Redskins fans would not welcome that result. The site lacks a convenient Metro station, and is not close to restaurants or bars for postgame celebration — or mourning, given the team’s recent performance. To addresss that, Snyder is promising a domed stadium, usable all year, to anchor a multipurpose entertainment complex including a hotel,…