Candidates in the race for Prince George's County executive participate in an April 24 candidates' forum at Prince George's Community College in Largo. The candidates at the table are (from left): State's Attorney Angela Alsobrooks, former Obama administration official Paul Monteiro, state Sen. C. Anthony Muse, Billy Bridges, Tommie Thompson, former Rep. Donna Edwards, Jerry Mathis and Lewis. B. Johnson. (William J. Ford/The Washington Informer)
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Democratic Primary Quickly Approaching for Prince George’s County Executive Candidates

Ten people seek to lead the majority-Black jurisdiction of Prince George’s County that houses four historical Black colleges and universities, the state’s largest employment gain at 3.5 percent from June 2016-2017 and three major construction projects near Metro stations that total nearly $2 billion. [read more…]

Donna Edwards (William J. Ford/The Washington Informer)
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African Organizations Grill Prince George’s Executive Candidates

An authentic African cultural center in Prince George’s County would be helpful in highlighting the continent’s history. And with thousands of Africans in the county, an African judge should be appointed to the county court. Those running in the Democratic primary for county executive received these and other suggestions during a Feb. 23 forum at The Redeemed Christian of God Victory Temple in Bowie. [read more…]