First African American Nominated To Be MD U.S. Attorney

(Mitchellville, MD) — The first African American is being nominated to become Maryland’s U.S. Attorney. President Joe Biden named Prince George’s County Delegate Erek Barron his choice for the role today. Biden and Barron have known each other for years after Barron was a policy adviser for Biden in the U.S. Senate. Barron was also a prosecutor in Prince George’s County and Baltimore in the early 2000s. The Senate will have to approve the nomination.

Del. Erek Barron, (D) Prince George’s County