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The Psi Epsilon Omega Chapter (PEO) of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. (AKA) and the Prince George’s County Alumnae Chapter (PCAC) of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (DST) will host its Human Trafficking 201- Legislation webinar to combat human trafficking in Prince George’s County Thursday…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman John Sarbanes (D-Md.) issued the following statement on the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade, a landmark ruling that recognized the constitutional right to abortion for all Americans:

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In January 1978, slanderous remarks were made against Khomeini, who was the first leader of the Islamic republic. Civilians went in the streets and protested against the regime. By Sept. 8, the regime imposed martial law where troops went out and killed thousands of people. A year later, Moh…

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Silence crept over the Argentinian capital of Buenos Aires as the nation held its breath, watching the final penalty kick of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. After a month of ups and downs for “La Selección” — Argentina’s national soccer team — families and friends had gathered around TV screens to …

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Psi Epsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. launched its Youth Leadership Institute as the signature program of its “Empower Our Families” service initiative.

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Hyattsville, Maryland – Immigrant advocacy organization, CASA, celebrates the decision of the Biden administration to re-designate Temporary Protected Status for Haiti. The announcement was made December 5th, via a press release by the Department of Homeland Security, declaring re-designatio…

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Going to the beach with the family can be a great way to spend your summer, and if you’re lucky, you might catch some of the country’s largest fishing tournaments while you’re there. Coastal summers see multitudes of fishing tournaments come and go, and every year patrons flock from around t…

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The City of Bowie is seeking applicants to fill two upcoming vacancies on the City Council. At-Large Councilmember Ingrid Harrison and District 3 Councilmember Adrian Boafo will be resigning from the City Council in December after being elected to other positions. Ms. Harrison will be sworn …

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“Guinea Pig Nation: How the NRC's new licensing rules could turn communities into test beds for risky, experimental nuclear plants,” is what physicist Dr. Edwin Lyman, Director of Nuclear Power Safety with the Union of Concerned Scientists, titled his presentation last week.

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The Democratic Party markedly over-performed expectations in the midterm elections on Tuesday, Nov 8, holding the U.S. Senate, winning multiple governorships in tightly contested states and coming within striking distance of winning a majority in the House of Representatives. The Republican …

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When Pippin exclaimed that "[He's] got to be where [his] spirit can run free,” it was clear that the audience was in for a treat, and the spirit certainly did run free at Justice High School that night.

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"Ello Guv'na! - Do you fancy a cup of tea?" Trade in your popcorn and soda for some tea and biscuits to prepare for W.T. Woodson's fantastic,  audience interactive, and classically British production of One Man, Two Guvnors.

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As the calendar turns over to November, Maryland, along with the nation as a whole, is gearing up for the midterm elections on November 8 that will serve as a major litmus test on the direction of a heavily divided nation. Up and down the ballot, voters will have the opportunity to elect can…

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We are heartbroken to hear that on November 11th 13-year-old Jayz Agnew was pronounced clinically dead after clinging to life in the hospital since Tuesday. This bright, young man was shot and murdered while raking leaves in his family’s front yard in Hillcrest Heights. We send our thoughts …

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The BIG EAST Women’s Soccer Championship was held at the Maryland SoccerPlex on Sunday. At the event, the top-ranked Georgetown took down Xavier 1-0. At Thursday’s semifinals, Xavier beat St. Johns 3-1 in overtime while Georgetown beat Creighton 1-0. 

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On Sept. 29 at six in the morning, the FBI swarmed and pounded on the doors of Russian immigrants: Dr. Anna Gabrielian, along with her husband, Dr. Jamie Lee Henry, in the local neighborhood, The Willows.

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Please check here for the Maryland Board of Education's voter guide. Here you can view the information on candidates running for the Board of Education of their county. 

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Coming soon to a theater – wait, no – hotel near you, the United States Chess Federation presents the National K-12 Chess Grade Championship. The 2022 National Chess Grade Championship will be held in Maryland, Dec. 9 through Dec. 11, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in…

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On Sept.13, 22-year-old Mahsa Amini was taken into custody by the Iranian Guidance patrol in the capital city of Iran. A typical visit to her brother turned deadly when Islamic religious police detained her for improper coverage of her hijab.

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The midterm elections are quickly approaching. Initially, Republicans were massive favorites to retake both the Senate and the House of Representatives, but inexperienced and extreme candidates in Senate races, combined with a national shift toward Democrats after Roe. V Wade’s reversal, hav…

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This past Friday, the long held-off Ukraine Festival was celebrated once again in our nation's capital. The festival has been cancelled the past few years due to the Covid-19 Pandemic and become increasingly important this year as Ukraine suffers from Russia's invasion, and, thankfully, it w…

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Special Representative on Anti-Semitism, Racism, and Intolerance for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Parliamentary Assembly, released the following statement in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs fro…

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Prince George’s County, Md. September 8, 2022 - The Psi Epsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. (AKA) and the Prince George’s County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, Sorority, Inc (DST) have joined together on an important initiative to combat Human Trafficking in Princ…

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In honor of yesterday's anniversary of a national tragedy, we at the Sentinel wish peace to all those who need it.

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The city of Greenbelt, Maryland, celebrated Labor Day with a parade and other events, as many cities do. Thankfully the city was kind enough to extensively record events of the day and share it to the public through their Youtube channel.

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A seaplane service announced a new route connecting New York City to the D.C. area, with flights scheduled to begin next month – but the planes arriving locally won’t be landing on water.

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“The New Space Race is Going Nuclear” was the title of a recent hour webinar presented by the American Nuclear Society. The U.S. government is pouring money into the development of space nuclear power—for commercial, exploratory and military purposes—as described in the panel discussion feat…

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ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today issued the following statement and sent a letter calling on President Biden and U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg to immediately reverse the acting federal highway administrator’s decision to overrule the agency’s professional staff and …

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