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    Pipes Send Gallons Of Sewage Into Broad Creek

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Problems with the Prince George’s County infrastructure continued when an overflowing pipe sent millions of gallons of sewage into Broad Creek in Fort Washington, Md. The Washington Suburban Sanitation...

    State’s Attorney Celebrates Life and Achievements

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] A gated community and posh restaurant served as the backdrop of the camaraderie at the forefront of State’s Attorney Aisha Braveboy’s “45 and Fabulous Birthday Party,” at The Grove...

    County Announces Plans To End Auto Deaths by 2040

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected]  Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks has announced bold plans to eliminate automobile deaths by 2040.  Joined by Police Chief Hank Stawinski, Alsobrooks announced the County’s plan to...

    Celebrities Play Kickball Game For Mental Health Awareness

    Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, mgr[email protected] Leigh Bodden promised the Black team would win, but Santana Moss wasn’t having any of it. Moss delivered a three-run kickball home run in the bottom of the...

    Braveboy Announces Youth Justice Reform Plans

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Aisha N. Braveboy wants to reform the justice system and the impact it has on young people in the area. Since taking office...

    White Maryland Officer Convicted of Assaulting Black Suspect

    By The Associated Press A White Maryland police officer has been convicted of assault and misconduct after being accused of repeatedly punching a Black suspect who was handcuffed and seat-belted in a police vehicle. The state's...

    Local Boys’ Candle Business Expanding to Macy’s

    By Lenore T. Adkins, Special to the AFRO When three of Celena Gill’s sons asked her to buy them a Nerf gun and more than $500 in video games, she told them to get a job...

    Baker Collaborating With UMD For Leadership Program

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] The University of Maryland has teamed with another trained professional from the government sector to give it’s students a real life perspective on how the daily operations...

    Crime Update

    By Mark. F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Prince George’s County Police are still looking for suspects in separate shooting and stabbing incidents in Capitol Heights and Seat Pleasant that took place within an hour of...

    Fighter Dies After Fight Card At MGM 

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] A damaging blow may have been dealt to major boxing matches coming to Maryland after the death of a fighter during a nationally televised card at MGM National Harbor.   Junior...

    Green Named County’s First Black Female Fire Chief

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Another African American woman is making history by holding a major leadership position within Prince George’s County’s government.  County Executive Angela Alsobrooks announced Prince George’s native Tiffany Green...

    State’s Attorney Convicts Defendants in Fatal Incidents

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Aisha N. Braveboy announced that two cases have been put to rest with convictions for incidents dating back to 2016. One of the...
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