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Maryland Food Truck Week Kicks Off!

By AFRO Staff Get ready to celebrate food trucks from July 10 to July 26 throughout Central Maryland. While Maryland continues to flatten the curve, food trucks are serving up our communities by setting up in neighborhoods in order to...

Brown Promotes Removal of Confederate Names, Military Diversity

By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer mgray@afro.com Maryland Congressman and former Lt. Governor Anthony Brown has become more vocal about racism and diversity as the Black Lives Matter movement continues to make its presence felt on Capitol Hill.  Brown, a 30-year...

Local Non-profit Girls in the Game Awarded $100,000 Donation from Kevin Durant Charitable Foundation,...

Girls in the Game Awarded $100,000 Donation from The Kevin Durant Charity Foundation, Degree and Laureus USA to Support Social Justice Programming in Chicago, Baltimore and Dallas Chicago, IL – Girls in the Game today announced it received a $100,000 grant from...

THE RUN DOWN – August Alsina and Jada Pinkett Smith

By AFRO.COM / BE INSPIRED GLOBAL Host Micha Green touches on the murky relationship between August Alsina and Jada Pinkett Smith and the trending stories in this weeks AFRO American Newspaper.

AFRO EXCLUSIVE: New Carrollton Elects First Black Woman Mayor

By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer mgray@afro.com For more than 20 years, as a resident of New Carrollton, Maryland, Phelecia Nembhard has been committed to her city.  Nembhard began as a humble grassroots organizer helping feed the hungry people of the...

THE RUN DOWN – Bubba Wallace Nascar Noose Scandal

By AFRO.COM / BE INSPIRED GLOBAL Host Micha Green talks Nascar driver Bubba Wallace and the trending stories in the AFRO AMERICAN NEWSPAPER.

AFRO FACTS – THE GAP BAND

By AFRO.COM / BE INSPIRED GLOBAL Host Micha Green Tributes THE GAP BAND in this weeks AFRO FACTS.

Prince George’s County Opens Small Businesses

By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer mgray@afro.com The lights of commerce started coming back on again as Prince George's County entered Phase Two of the slow return to normal business following the COVID-19 shutdown.  After nearly three months of silence, "non...

Meet the Expectant Mother

Interviewed By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor mgreen@afro.com Sydne S. Kersey, is a 29-year-old education advisor, from Prince Georges County, MD who enjoys gardening, dancing and studying astrology in her spare time. Occupation: Manager of High School Support- KIPP DC Number of Children: 1...

Group Engages Mom-to-Cop Discussions to Fight Police Violence

MOCHA MOMS, NATION'S OLDEST SUPPORT GROUP FOR MOTHERS OF COLOR, TAKES PRACTICAL STEPS TO END POLICE VIOLENCE Upper Marlboro, MD (BlackNews.com) -- As the life was being choked out of George Floyd, he called out, "Mama!" Our sons and daughters...

Stawinski Resigns As Prince George’s County Police Chief

By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer mgray@afro.com Despite his best attempts at masking the troubles beneath the surface of his Department, former Prince George’s County Police Chief Hank Stawinski couldn’t avoid the lack of confidence his community lost in him. Stawinski,...