One parent said her child is so afraid of catching COVID-19 that he wanted to quit school.

On Aug. 23, P.G. County Public School administrators, local government officials, and board members assembled in a Zoom meeting with the hopes of providing answers to parents and guardians worried about letting their children return…

What restorative programs will the church fund?

After publicly repenting, asking individual churches within the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland to unearth their connections to the transatlantic slave trade, resulting in The Trail of Souls Project, and engaging in much internal debate, the diocese has officially set aside $1 million —…

With federal action on the issue looking unlikely, state legislators are considering proposals that would eliminate or limit the scope of qualified immunity for police officers.

By Emma Coleman, a reporter at Route Fifty

This story is part of the SoJo Exchange from the Solutions Journalism Network, a nonprofit organization dedicated to rigorous reporting about responses to social problems.

When Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler visited his city’s protests on Wednesday night, demonstrators posed a series of questions to him. The first? Whether he supports…

Editors Note: This protest occurred in September. Since then the P.G. County School Board voted to table the issue until January. This information is embedded in the article. Thanks for your commitment to our journalism. …

The COVID-19 pandemic forced the library into a new normal

“So for me, I was like, ‘I know my kids like science, and doing activities at home.’ I thought the STEM-at-home programming was something…we could do together,” said Townsend Diggs. “We’ve been enjoying it.”

Melanie Townsend Diggs is a very experienced librarian who once worked at Enoch Pratt Library before she was hired at the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System as a South Area Manager three years ago. She has a background in science. Before her library career, she had gone to school…

Delonte Harrod

CEO, editor, and reporter at The Intersection Magazine. I am also a freelance journalist. 2021 Fellow at The Maynard Institute.

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