Op-Ed: Open Letter Concerning District 6 Open Seat by Sandy Pruitt

May 2, 2022 The Honorable Calvin Hawkins Council Chair and Member At-Large 1301 McCormick Drive County Council, 2nd Floor Largo, MD 20774 Dear Chair Hawkins: I am writing on behalf of the People for Change Coalition (PFC Coalition) and its members representing over 300 Nonprofits and Minority Businesses in Prince George’s County. We are very concerned about how certain individuals, groups, and council members are attempting to circumvent the process when a Council member resigns or steps down before finishing their term. Councilmember Derrick Davis officially stepped down on April…

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Op-Ed: WHY I AM SUPPORTING TIM ADAMS FOR COMPTROLLER

By Richard DeShay Elliott (GLENN DALE, MD) – Before I say why I am supporting Mayor Adams for Comptroller, I have to answer this: What is a Comptroller and what do they do? The Comptroller is responsible for financial management of our state. The Comptroller’s Office pays our state’s bills and state employees, collects state taxes, protects pensions, returnslost property, and audits our state agencies. Our next Comptroller will have additional responsibilities and duties beyond those stated, such as supporting minority-owned businessesand ensuring equity in developing industries such as cannabis…

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Message from the Publisher, Doni Morton Glover

(UPPER MARLBORO) – First and foremost, blessed be the name of the Lord! For it is only through the grace and mercy of the good Lord that we are able to deliver you this news and information website designed to help inform, inspire, and empower our community. Ever since I first got into news publishing in 1994, it has been my personal aim to reach the masses with the facts from an African American perspective. Quite often, the mainstream media paints an unbalanced picture of the Black community. Hence, the…

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