Bowie State’s Myles Frost Wins the Tony Award

Marylander Makes History on Broadway (BOWIE, Md.) – Bowie State University’s (BSU) Myles Frost has received Broadway’s highest honor, a Tony Award, for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical starring as Michael Jackson in MJ: The Musical. Faculty, students, and administrators at the university are celebrating his history-making accomplishment. “We are absolutely thrilled that Myles Frost has won a Tony Award for his portrayal of music icon Michael Jackson in Broadway’s MJ: The Musical,” said Dr. Aminta Breaux, President of Bowie State University. “Myles is the youngest HBCU student to…

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STATE’S ATTORNEY AISHA BRAVEBOY KICKS OFF SECOND YEAR OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION EVENT

Prince George’s Councilman Ed Burroughs and DC Councilman Trayon White are among the partners (UPPER MARLBORO, MD) –  State’s Attorney Aisha Braveboy will kick off the 2nd annual “Our Streets, Our Future” gun violence prevention campaign with a rally at 5:30 pm today. She continues to take the lead when it comes to crime prevention and reduction in Prince George’s County. Statistics show that there has been an increase in gun crimes. In 2021, 1399 firearms were recovered by the Prince George’s County Police Department. That number is up from 1293 in…

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RIVERDALE MAN FACES LIFE IN PRISON FOR FIRST DEGREE MURDER

Defendant kills mother of his child and cuts off her hands. (UPPER MARLBORO, MD) – After a two-week trial and a day and a half of deliberation, a Prince George’s County jury returned a guilty verdict for first-degree murder against 51-year-old Stephen Nurse, of Riverdale. He is facing a potential maximum sentence of life in prison and is scheduled to be sentenced on July 19, 2022. On May 30, 2016, Prince George’s County police officers arrived at a home in Hyattsville, Maryland for a welfare check.  Officers discovered Ashley Solano…

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Coffee & Civics with Your Black Alumni Maryland Legislators, 4.23.22

University of Maryland Alumni Association’s Black Alumni Weekend! April 22- April 24 for more information and to register go to https://blackalumniweekend.umd.edu Please join me at Coffee and Civics with your Black Alumni Maryland Legislators event on Sat. April 23rd! To register please visit https://bsos.umd.edu/event/coffee-and-civics-your-black

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Governor Hogan Commemorates March 30 as Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day in Maryland

Department of Veterans Affairs Launches New Digital Communications Tool Designed To Reach More Veterans And Their Families ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today commemorated March 30 as “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day,” which coincides with a call by the United States Vietnam War Commemoration to join in thanking and honoring Vietnam veterans and their families for their service and sacrifice.   “Our administration is eternally grateful for the men and women who bravely served this country, and we are proud to give our veterans this well-deserved recognition,” said Governor Hogan. “Our citizens…

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PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS WINS INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR ALTERNATIVE CONSTRUCTION FINANCE PROGRAM

Innovative School Construction Model Named Social Infrastructure Project of the Year at the P3 Awards 2021 (LARGO, MD) – Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks today congratulated Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) and Prince George’s County Education & Community Partners (PGCECP) for winning the P3 Awards 2021 Social Infrastructure Project of the Year Award. PGCPS was one of ten finalists for its Alternative Construction Finance Program, an innovative public-private partnership (P3) that is being used to build new public schools quickly and at a cost savings for the County, after County…

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