Silver Spring Resident John King Announces He’s Running For Governor of Maryland

Silver Spring Resident John King Announces He’s Running For Governor of Maryland

Former U.S. Education Secretary John King is launching a campaign for governor of Maryland. King served as  Secretary of Education from 2016 to 2017 under President Barack Obama and is running as a Democrat.

King told the Baltimore Sun, “I am a progressive problem solver who has been in government roles doing the work to expand opportunity for folks.”

From his website: 
John’s family roots run deep in both the best and most challenging parts of Maryland’s history. John, his wife Melissa, and daughters Amina and Mireya (who attend Montgomery County public schools) live in Silver Spring, MD — not 25 miles from where his great-grandfather, Charles King, and his family were enslaved. The cabin where King’s ancestors lived still stands today in Gaithersburg, MD. But just one generation later, in 1894, John’s grandmother was among the earliest graduates of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. This history of both inequality and progress is still very much alive today in Maryland. As the first Black and Latino Governor of Maryland, John would work to move us forward together toward an ever more just future.

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AC Milan Soccer Camp at Maryland Soccerplex

AC Milan Academy is hosting a soccer camp at Maryland Soccerplex from March 1st through March 3rd for girls and boys aged 5 to 16 from any club who want to develop their soccer skills and learn the unique methodology of AC Milan directly from AC Milan coaches.

March 1st (Friday) 6pm-7:30pm

March 2nd (Saturday) 6pm-7:30pm

March 3rd (Sunday) 10:30am -12pm and 3:30pm-5pm

Location:18031 Central Park Cir, Boyds, MD 20841

Price: $349 + AC Milan Junior Camp Kit

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