Prince George's County News

    Bryson’s Passion Keeps P.G. County’s Spring Sports Awards Swinging

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO Dr. Rick Bryson has a passion for baseball, kids and athletes.  The Prince George’s County based podiatrist has worked tirelessly to bring attention to swing sports with little...

    The Day (and Night) Ben Jealous Won the Democratic Gov. Primary

    By J. K. Schmid, Special to the AFRO What follows is an intimate account of Ben Jealous' final day of campaigning before his decisive primary win. Polls are open at Barack Obama Elementary School June 26 at...

    Ward Will Work For Respect for District 24

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Seat Pleasant businesswoman LaTasha Ward is running to be a Maryland State delegate because she wants her district to be treated with the same respect that other districts' residents...

    Seat Pleasant Prepares People to Work High Tech Jobs

    By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO The City of Seat Pleasant has reached an agreement with Prince George’s County Community College to find potential workers that can be prepared to work in high tech...

    “The Scholarship Lady” Helps Student Athletes Score Late Funding For College

    By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO When high school student athletes are awarded college athletic scholarships conventional thought is that it covers all the expenses of a post-secondary education. However, there is a difference...

    Franklin Wants to Take His Service Countywide

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Mel Franklin has represented District 9 on the Prince George's County Council for the past eight years. He wants the voters of the county to give him another four...

    Van Hollen Talks About Fatherhood

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen told a group of Prince George's County men that fatherhood is one of the most important undertakings a man has during his lifetime. On...

    Celebrating Black Fatherhood

    Hamzat Sani, Brigette White, Special to the AFRO Ever since I was a kid, I’ve been petrified of being a father. Between all the talk about Black men being absent from the household, being wife beaters...

    Top Candidates Debate as Finish Line Approaches

    By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO The sanctuary of Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal Church in Fort Washington, Maryland, was filled with as the four top candidates for County Executive  participated  in a debate...

    Mathis Electrifies Prince George’s NAACP Gala

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Hundreds were captivated as famed television Judge Greg Mathis delivered a stirring keynote address at the recent Prince George's County NAACP gala. The Prince George's County branch of the...

    Terps Basketball Star Cliff Tucker Remembered

    By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO It was less than one second in the game. The Maryland Terrapins were trailing Georgia Tech by one point. The ACC was on the line and even though...

    Adams Wants to Bring Business Acumen to Maryland Senate

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Tim Adams is one of the most successful African-American businessmen in the country and he wants to take those talents to Annapolis to benefit Prince George's County residents. Adams is...

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