The African-American Community of Prince George’s County Maryland has a unique history, rich in political activism, academic achievement and economic innovation. Two experts join Kojo to discuss the 300 years of African American history in Prince George’s county.


  • Alvin Thornton Associate Provost of Howard University, former three-term Chairperson of the Prince George's County school board and Chairman of the Maryland Thornton Commission.
  • Karen Williams Gooden Co-author; also lawyer

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