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    Future Leaders Earn PGCDPC Scholarships

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Twenty three scholarships were awarded to students in the Prince George's County’s District 8 area during the annual Empowering Future Leaders Scholarship Breakfast for the 2019-2020 academic year...

    Miller Earns NBA Championship With Raptors

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Heading into the 2019 NBA Finals, there was a certainty that once again a player from the D.M.V. would be crowned a champion.  The best odds were on...

    Dodd Found Not Guilty on All Rape Charges

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Former University of Maryland basketball player Damonte Dodd was found not guilty on all four counts of rape and sexual assault charges in a 2017 Halloween incident...

    Goldson Officially Named CEO of PGCPS

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] When the residents of Prince George’s boldly advocated for one of their own to become the full time Chief Executive Officer of the school system, County Executive Angela Alsobrooks...

    Alsobrooks Delivers First State of the County Address

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Boldly proclaiming to remember the past while building towards the future, Prince George’s County Executive Angela D. Alsobrooks delivered her first “State of the County Address,” by confidently charting...

    Judge Allows Racist FB Page As Evidence

    By Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press/AFRO Staff Racist memes on a cellphone and a racist Facebook page can be used as evidence in the trial of a White man charged with murder and a hate crime...

    Resort Ownership Takes No Blame in Death

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] After the rash of deaths at their resort properties in the Dominican Republic, Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts  issued its first public response to the incidents that...

    Citizens Rally For Driver Safety On Indian Head Highway

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] A group of residents who have lived through the anguish of losing their loved ones on a dangerous stretch of Route 210 in southern Maryland gathered...

    Dodd Rape Trial Begins

     By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] The prosecution began its full court press against former University of Maryland basketball player Damonte Dodd who is facing rape charges in an alleged 2017 sexual assault in...

    Cook’s Resilience Leads To Shot on NBA’s Biggest Stage

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Golden State Warriors guard Quinn Cook has already become something of a legend in Prince George’s County.  There is a story that he caught the eye of a...

    New Maryland City Councilman Stopped in “Driving While Black” Incident

    By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor “This shouldn’t be our truth but sadly it is,” wrote Jotaka Eaddy, a friend of Will Jawando, a member of the Montgomery City Council in Maryland. The new Councilman...

    Durant, Cook, Jenkins Team Up for Documentary

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Kevin Durant may be on the sidelines of the NBA Finals at this point, but he and his D.M.V. teammate Quinn Cook are still carrying the mantle for...
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