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    Police Identify 3 People Fatally Shot in Prince George’s County District Heights Home

    DISTRICT HEIGHTS, Md. (AP) — Police have identified two women and one man who were fatally shot at a home in a Washington suburb. Prince George's County police said in a news release Saturday that...

    Montgomery County Faith Leaders Assert Political Agenda

    By Deborah Bailey, Special to the AFRO Montgomery County’s clergy of color are working together across race and faith perspective to represent the needs of their congregations and ensure all voices are heard as the 2018...

    What Does It Take to Start a Business in Ward 7?

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Entrepreneurs who operate their businesses in the District of Columbia's Eastern End often complain about getting capital to fund their businesses. However, a lending expert with the Washington Area...

    Wade Gets Key Endorsement in P.G.’s Sheriff’s Race

    While the race for Prince George's County sheriff hasn't gotten the attention that other contests have, it has recently taken on a life of its own. Kendal Wade, a deputy sheriff who is taking on...

    Meet the African American Candidates in Prince George’s County

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Prince George’s County has some major candidates running for election this year, including in the gubernatorial, delegates, senate, and county executive race.  With a low voting turnout in...

    Brown Turns Flowers Into Baseball Powerhouse

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO When Charles Herbert Flowers High School claimed their second Prince George’s County baseball championship it was only the beginning of their journey. As the team visited Eleanor Roosevelt,...

    Famed Choir Director Showcases Choir Legacy at Eastern High School

    By Hamil R. Harris, Special to The AFRO The National Church of God in Fort Washington, Maryland was filled with an eclectic offering of music last July 7 as generations of singers from the District’s Eastern...

    Outrage Grows Over School Superintendent

    A group of community leaders are renewing a call for the resignation of School Superintendent Kevin Maxwell following a series of embarrassing public incidents that have exacerbated an ongoing feud between outspoken elected school...

    96-Year-Old Woman Gets Surprise Christmas in April

    By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO At one time Elizabeth Hamilton would come home from her job at the Census Bureau in Suitland, fix dinner for her child and still have enough energy to...

    Soul of Sonoma Highlights Black Premium Wine Experience

    By Hamzat Sani, Special to the AFRO Soul of Sonoma wants to raise the profile of the few Black-owned vineyards, wineries and establishments producing quality wine. Boasting “unparalleled tasting experiences at premium wineries and featured venues,”...

    Ex-PG Democrats Chair Strikes It Big in IT

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] While many Prince Georgians know Terry Speigner as the engaging, dedicated former chairman of the county's Democratic Central Committee, not many know he is a successful entrepreneur in information...

    Freshman Delegate Charles Preps for Challenges Ahead

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Nick Charles is one of Prince George's County's newest elected officials. He cannot wait to go to Annapolis as a delegate in January. Charles got 8,330 votes, enough to have...
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