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    Free Auricular Acupuncture at NBC4 Health & Fitness Expo

    By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor [email protected] Like every year, “NBC4 Health & Fitness Expo” will offer a great deal of exhibits, activities, giveaways and services, and Maryland University Integrative Health (MUIH) is excited to be joining...

    BSU Hoop Teams Split in Carolinas

    By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] As Bowie State’s women finally cracked the national top ten in Division II they hit the Carolinas beginning with a stop at Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU) in Charlotte. ...

    Brown Denounces Trump’s Attack on Iran

    By Mark F. Gray Staff Writer [email protected] Maryland Congressman Anthony Brown (D-4th District), Vice Chair of the House Armed Services Committee and 30-year combat veteran, denounced President Donald Trump’s decision to engage Iran in a potentially major...

    Retiree Sets Artistic Goals

    By Donna Lewis Johnson Special to the AFRO After 32 years of federal service, Prince George’s County native Monique Downs, 56, retired from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) on Dec. 31 and has picked back up...

    Gaines Sentenced To Six Months

    By Mark F. Gray Staff Writer [email protected] Former Prince George’s County delegate Tawana Gaines was sentenced to six months in jail after pleading guilty to federal charges of misusing campaign donations.   State prosecutors were asking for...

    Bowie State Women Off To Best Start In School History

    By Mark F. Gray Staff Writer [email protected] At the dawn of this new decade, the nation’s only undefeated HBCU basketball program plays in Prince George’s County.  Entering the heavyweight portion of the schedule, Bowie State’s women’s basketball...

    Ex-Maryland Lawmaker Sentenced to Prison for Misusing Funds

    GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A former Maryland state lawmaker was sentenced Friday to six months in prison followed by two months of home detention for misusing campaign funds for her personal benefit. Tawanna Gaines, a...

    Prince George’s Speaks: New Decade, New Vision

    By AFRO Staff, Special Contributors “Prince George’s SPEAKS” is a series branching from the AFRO’s goal of engaging residents in the storytelling of their own communities.  To continue providing hyper local accounts to readers, the...

    Former State Senator Currie Passes Away at 82

    By Mark F. Gray Staff Writer [email protected] Former Prince George’s County Senator Ulysses Currie, a former educator who became one of the most prominent members of the Maryland State Assembly before getting tangled in a 2010 ethics...

    School Bus Driver Shortage Continues For PGCPS

    By Mark F. Gray Staff Writer [email protected] As the second semester of the 2019-2020 school year begins, the Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) system is facing a transportation crisis.  The absence of enough bus drivers are...

    ‘Wrong’ Crime Data Highlights Inconsistent Statistics

    By Elliott Davis Capital News Service The number of rapes in Maryland increased last year by 15 percent over the previous year, according to an annual FBI Uniform Crime Report, released Sept. 30.  This was significant —...

    Brown Joins Democrats Voting To Impeach Trump

    By Mark F. Gray Staff Writer [email protected] Maryland’s Congressman Anthony Brown (D- 4th District) remained true to his party and joined the Democrats in the United States House of Representatives by voting to impeach President Donald J....
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