The Hard Numbers Behind Juneteenth in a Racist America

Nicole Phillip Some of the most glaring disparities in life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness in America are spelled out in detail the United States often seems unable to countenance. Updated Jun. 19, 2020 5:07AM ET / Published Jun. 19, 2020 4:28AM ET  Friday marks Juneteenth, a commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States and specifically word…

Lanham 20706 Zip Code area hardest hit!

Citizens of Glenarden. Please be advised as of this morning the Glenarden /Lanham Zip Code 20706 is one of the highest number of cases reported Below is this morning snapshot of the PGC Coronavirus Dashboard. Please be aware that this is one of the HIGHEST areas of reported cases in rice Georges County. Please residents,…

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…

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

Elijah Cummings’ Widow Considers Run For His Congressional Seat

Weeks after Rep. Elijah Cummings ’ (D-Md.) death, his widow is considering a bid for his congressional seat. “I love Baltimore City, the counties of the 7th Congressional District, and the state of Maryland,” Maya Rockeymoore Cummings told The Washington Post Thursday. “I’m deeply committed to public service and I’m honored by the widespread encouragement…