Despite DUI Checkpoints, Another Fatal Weekend in P.G. County

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] In an attempt to bring safety to one of the most dangerous stretches of highway in the state, Prince George’s County Police have begun setting up road blocks along...

Golden Gloves Boxing Tournament Begins in Fort Washington

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Maryland’s National Golden Gloves boxing champions reads like a who’s who list of Hall of Fame talent that has made a significant impact on the sweet science.  From Olympic...

Aqua Volleyball Open Play Launches Goombay’s Spring Season

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Goombay, the recreational, outdoor adventure and team sports company which targets urban professionals who feel the need to scratch their competitive itch, is headed back to the future.  The...

Flowers HS Principal Remains on Leave During Investigation

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] Charles H. Flowers High School Principal Gorman Brown remains on administrative leave as Prince George’s County Police Continue their investigation into an incident that was caught on cellphone video involving...

Mayor Bowser Engages Senior Community

By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer Mayor Muriel Bowser held a special town hall event for seniors this week as part of a series of Budget Engagement Forums for District residents throughout the month of...

Black PR Spotlight: Gloria Jones

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] For a person of color in the workforce, more often than not, it might seem hard to get a position that offers a seat at the decision making table,...

Walker’s Legacy Foundation Launches Initiative for Moms

By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer Walker’s Legacy Foundation announced a new business initiative to provide moms in the District with entrepreneurial skills, resources and networks to help them grow their businesses. During a press conference...

‘Represent Change’: TV One Honors Black Women

By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer TV One commemorates Black History Month with a full line up of programming and pays homage to inspirational Black women. “REPRESENT CHANGE” is this years theme, and the network built...

CulturalDC Exhibits Unpacks Race & Feminism

By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer Two provocative performance pieces occurred just around the corner from each other in downtown D.C. this past week but the distance between them expands far beyond their geographic proximities. “Ivanka...

Prince Hall Grand Lodge Honors Black History and Highlights Local Heroes

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] On Sunday, Feb. 10, audiences at the University of the District of Columbia Theater were reminded that while Black history is heralded in the month of February, African Americans...

The AFRO-American Newspapers Welcomes Tiffany Ginyard as Managing Editor

The AFRO-American Newspapers recently welcomed Tiffany Ginyard to it’s editorial team as managing editor. For Ginyard, a Morgan State University and Baltimore City College graduate, this is a second “tour of duty” to the publication,...

New Commissioner Meets Residents of Northwest Baltimore

By Stephan Janis, Special to the AFRO In a city reeling from consecutive years of record violence, the police commissioner designate Michael Harrison’s first encounter with Baltimore residents had a sense of urgency. Despite a wintry mix...

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