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    Maryland Teen Murdered, Police Searching for Answers

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] Kevin Wilson Jr., 16, died after being shot several times behind an apartment building in Takoma Park according to authorities. Police discovered Wilson suffering from several gunshot wounds in a...

    Trump Meets With Black Pastors, Draws Criticism

    By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO President Donald Trump recently met with  African American pastors at the White House that is supposed be part of a larger effort to  build relationships and craft...

    Baker Awards $337,000 to Non-Profits

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO. [email protected] The office of the county executive of Prince George's County and the Prince George's County Local Development Council (PGCLDC) recently gave grants to non-profits who are working to make...

    Henderson Tells Progressives to ‘Stop Whining’ and ‘Toughen Up’

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] The former leader of one of the nation's foremost civil and human rights organizations recently said that progressive Americans need to prepare to strongly fight for their principles. "We as...

    Prince George’s Celebrates Team Heading to the Little League World Series

    By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker and States Attorney Angela Alsobrooks welcomed a youthful group of baseball stars who are headed to the Little League World Series this...

    Community Mourns Murdered Prince George’s Football Coach

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] Football coach and go-go sound engineer Andre Young was murdered in Southeast on Monday, July 30th leaving the community lost and mourning and police searching for answers and the murderer. The father...

    County Officials Focused on Housing Assistance, Quality of Life Issues

    By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO At a time when the news is dominated by President Trump’s effort to turn back the civil rights clock and U.S Housing and Urban Affairs Secretary Ben Carson ...

    Powerful Democrats Rally Behind Jealous

    By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous was surrounded by many of the party’s top lawmakers last week as he passionately preached that it is he, and not Republican Governor...

    Goldson Named Interim CEO of PG County School System

    By Brigette White, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Dr. Monica Goldson was officially named interim CEO of Prince George’s County Public Schools July 23. On July 12 she was named acting schools Chief Executive Officer. She will be leading...

    PG NAACP Considers Suing UM Over Racial Disparities

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] The chairman of the legal redress committee of the Prince George's County NAACP has been given the green light to consider suing the University of Maryland, College Park for its...

    PG Republicans Claim ‘No Relationship’ to Trump

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] The Prince George's County Republican Party may be small in terms of number but it plans to have a major impact on the upcoming 2018 elections and the county's...

    5 Bowie Bulldogs Named All-CIAA in Preseason Football Poll

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO The days of disrespect and surprising the rest of the conference are past for Bowie State.  What was a basketball school, which played a football season for homecoming...
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