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    O’Malley Defends Policies to Wall Street Journal

    Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley found himself defending a recently approved tax hike for high-earners after the {Wall Street Journal} blasted him in an editorial. O’Malley’s tax plan increased the tax burden on people, who earn...

    Naturalista Expo Debunks Myths About Natural Hair

    By Lenore T. Adkins, Special to the AFRO What do you need to use to moisturize your natural hair? Oil or water? To hear natural hair experts Tonia Butler and Shannon Davis tell it, the answer...

    AJ Lytton Delivers Win for Wise Pumas

    Welcome to the Afro’s weekly sports wrap-up. The Matchup Wrap-up: Only one team could make it out of last week’s game with The Wise Pumas vs. the Eleanor Roosevelt Raiders in the Prince George’s County 4A...

    Joel Peebles Loses Court Battle Over Jericho

    Joel Peebles, son of the late Apostle Betty Peebles and Bishop James R. Peebles, lost his court battle over the right to the church and its entities after a Prince George’s County Circuit Court...

    Wiseman’s Appointment Reduces Number of Blacks on Board of Education

    Donna L. Wiseman, the former Dean of the School of Education at the University of Maryland, was sworn in on Aug. 9 to fill a vacancy on the Prince George’s County Board of Education. In...

    PG Leaders Urge Parents to Get Involved

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Key community leaders are urging parents of Prince George's County students to become active participants in their child's education. The Prince George's County school system will open its doors on Sept.4. Belinda Queen, who is...

    Sex Exploitation Charges Upped for School Aide

    A federal grand jury increased the charges against Deonte Carraway Feb 28, indicting him on 13 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor to produce child pornography, according to court documents. A press release...

    Jury Awards $600K to Man Shot by Police

    A jury has awarded $600,000 to a Prince George's County man who sued police after an officer shot him to stop a car he was riding in. The Washington Post (http://wapo.st/2ff0WA3) reports a jury recently...

    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...

    6th Annual Decanter Wine and Racing Festival

    Come, watch and bet on live turf and dirt horse racing while sipping some of the best wines across the state at the 6th Annual Decanter Wine and Racing Festival, taking place on April...

    Maryland Adopts Green Construction Codes

    Gov. Martin O’Malley continues to move Maryland towards a greener future as he signed into law the state’s adoption of the International Green Construction Code (IGCC). “We became the first state in America to...

    Jealous Maintains Presence in Prince George’s, Unlike Hogan

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Maryland Democratic candidate Ben Jealous is sharing his campaign operations in Prince George's County while it appears that the Republican incumbent, Larry Hogan, has no presence in the county. Jealous...
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