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    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...

    Terrell Wants to Bring Competence, Justice to Orphans’ Court

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Julius Terrell is a practicing attorney in Prince George's County and like many in his profession, he would like to become a judge. Unlike many of his colleagues, he...

    Celebrating Black Fatherhood

    By Hamzat Sani, 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 and...

    Baker, Jealous Emerge from Pack of Candidates

    By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] Just a couple of weeks before the Democratic primary June 26, Rushern Baker, Prince George’s County Executive and Ben Jealous, former President and CEO of the NAACP have both emerged...

    In Nasty Prince George’s County Executive Race, An Oasis of Civility

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] The race for county executive for Prince George's County has taken a touchy turn. Affiliates of former U.S. Rep. Donna Edwards accuse Prince George's County State's Attorney...

    Roberts Wants Excellence in Prince George’s County Clerks’ Office

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Denise Roberts has been a customer of the Prince George's County's Clerk of the Courts office. She thinks there should be improvements there and she is the one who...

    Community Works Together to Pull Youth Out of Gangs

    By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO Prince George’s County School officials recently teamed up with the police and community leaders to make parents aware of the growing problem with gangs across the county and...

    Doing the Cupid Shuffle in the Name of Good Health

    By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO The First Baptist Church of Glenarden has been hosting health fairs for 25 years and to mark this year’s occasion, the Rev. John K. Jenkins and his first...

    New Carrollton Mom Joins City Council, Vows Mayoral Run

    By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO For more than two decades Phelecia Nembhard has driven around New Carrollton and other communities in the country to drop off food and to raise money for school...

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