Oprah Winfrey returned to Maryland to introduce Gov. Wes Moore as he was sworn in as the 63rd governor of the state.
Wes Moore made history as the first Black person to be elected to the office of governor in Maryland. Moore, a combat veteran and non-profit executive, defeated state delegate Dan Cox who had the support of Donald Trump and also was a noted denier of the 2020 presidential election.
Wes Moore, the governor-elect of the state of Maryland, made history by becoming the first Black governor of the state.
23 Rackz, a rising teen rapper out of Maryland, was shot and killed a week in Washington, D.C. The family of the teenager is speaking out.
Goonew, who was affiliated with Hoodrich Pablo Juan and rapped under other monikers, was considered one of the innovators of the DMV Hip-Hop scene, as evidenced by the outpouring from fans and associates online.
One young man who appeared to be taking off his backpack was hit with a taser while the crowd looked on, and another person was tasered for trying to stop the police from using more extreme force.
Vince Meyer, the owner of the Vince's Crab House chain, was discovered making several racist comments and issued a weak apology that didn't go over well.
A new law was passed this week in a Washington, D.C. suburb that effectively ends discrimination against Black residents who wear natural hairstyles. The CROWN Act was passed on Friday in Montgomery County, Md., becoming the first local jurisdiction to pass such a law.
A Maryland rapper was found dead inside a crashed vehicle last Friday (June 7) after reports of a shooting, and now more details are emerging about the matter. Tre Da Kid, a 32-year-old Annapolis man, was reported dead after a caller alerted local authorities of a shooting that evening.
Dave Chappelle returned to his Washington, D.C. area roots to campaign on behalf of gubernatorial hopeful and Democratic Party member, Ben Jealous. Chappelle was in Prince George’s County, Md. in support of the former NAACP president, stating that his celebrity status shouldn’t be tied to his support of Jealous.
Radee Prince, 37, went on a shooting rampage at his Maryland job that left three dead, two critically wounded. He was arrested in Delaware after a manhunt.
Tawon Boyd, a 21-year-old Baltimore man, died last week after an encounter with city police after his girlfriend called 911 for medical assistance. Witnesses say they saw Boyd frantically call for help while trying to enter a pair of police cruisers ahead of the matter becoming violent.