Prince George's County News

    Remembering Richard Collins III on the House Floor

    By Steny H. Hoyer, Special to the AFRO Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives in about the death Richard “Richie” Collins III one year ago. Collins was...

    Will Ervin Take Up the Mantle of the Kamenetz Campaign?

    By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO In the wake of the death of Maryland gubernatorial candidate Kevin Kamenetz, his running mate, Valerie Ervin, is being urged to take his place on the ballot and...

    Lee Seeks Fourth Term as Prince George’s Register of Wills

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] One of the most obscure elected positions in Prince George's County is also one of the most important. Cereta Lee, the Register of Wills, wants to make sure residents...

    What Is the Racial Climate on UMD’s Campus?

    By Brianna Rhodes, Special to the AFRO The University of Maryland released a report from its diversity campus climate survey earlier this month. It included feedback such as racial and ethnic differences related to “belongingness, feeling...

    Who is Valerie Ervin?

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] As Valerie Ervin is being encouraged by Prince George's County leaders to run for governor, others are wondering who she is. Ervin, a former Montgomery County Council member, was running...

    Howell Wants to Be Next Clerk of Prince George’s Courts

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] One of the most important jobs in Prince George's County government is also considered one of the least glamorous, but that is fine with Adrion Howell. Howell, a resident of...

    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,...

    Maldon Wins Mayorship in Capitol Heights With Historic Council

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Shawn Maldon, a businessman, was elected as the mayor of Capitol Heights on May 7. Maldon defeated former Capitol Heights mayor Darrell Miller and Town Council member Linda Monroe for...

    Ivey Wants to Create His Own Political Path

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Robert Julian Ivey wants to serve the residents of Maryland House of Delegates Legislative District 47. He wants to be judged by what he offers and not his last...

    Strive To Tri Makes A Big Splash Training Athletes & Changing Lifestyles

    By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO Fort Washington’s Tarus Nelson doesn’t shy away from challenges.  Despite injuries sustained while serving in the military, Nelson continues to push the physical limits of his body through...

    The Challenges Of Being A Black Millennial Mom

    By Christina Sturdivant Sani, Special to the AFRO My son turned 10 years old last month, which means I’m a whole decade into this mom life. And truth be told, sometimes I’m still shocked that I’m...

    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...

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