Prince George's County News

    Congressman Brown Leads Charge For Transgender Military Service

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Maryland Congressman Anthony Brown has joined a group of bi-partisan representatives who are vigorously challenging President Donald J. Trump’s ban on transgender soldiers serving in the military.  Sources close...

    11-Year-Old Charged in Connection With Baby’s Death

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] An 11-year-old girl was charged with first-degree child abuse and is in custody after one-year-old Paxton Davis was severely injured after being left in her care. According to Prince George’s...

    DMV HBCU Report

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] By the time the CIAA Tournament shifted from the preliminary rounds at the Bojangles Center to the Spectrum Center it had already ended for Bowie State.  The Bulldogs and...

    Watkins Award Honors Nation’s Top Black HS Players

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] For 30 years the National Alliance of African American Athletes has created a movement amongst young high school football talent who buy into being a part of the legacy...

    White Hyattsville Principal Apologizes for Uses N-Word

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] In this week’s news of White people using the n-word, a Hyattsville principal is apologizing after saying the derogatory term in front of students during a Black History month...

    PGCPS Launces Apprenticeship Program

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] The National Skills Coalition reported that middle-skills jobs, which requires a high school diploma but not four-year degree, make up the largest segment of the labor market in all...

    White Principal Sorry for Slur in Black History Month Speech

    By The Associated Press HYATTSVILLE, Md. (AP) — A white principal at a private school near Washington says she regrets using a racial slur referring to black people during a Black History Month assembly. Citing a...

    Brown Questions Deployment of Troops to Mexican Border

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Maryland Congressman Anthony Brown (D) continues hold The Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security accountable for combatting extremism in the military and demanding a strategy and justification...

    Baby Found Safe in D.C. After PG Carjacking, Suspects Still At Large

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] A carjacking inadvertently turned into a kidnapping but led to a happy ending- a saga that began in Prince George’s County and concluded in D.C. Prince George’s County Police are...

    Elderly Man Loses Life After Daring Rescue Attempt in By PGFD in Laurel

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] A daring attempt to save the lives of a family trapped inside a burning house led to being rescued although on died Feb. 25 in Laurel, MD. John Henry Karwoski,...

    UMD Community Comes Together for McNair Foundation Fundraiser

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] As the University of Maryland (UMD) prepares for its first spring football practice since the passing of Jordan McNair, the students in College Park continued to honor their fallen...

    CIAA Tournament Opens Postseason March For BSU as HU Streaks on Road

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] The madness of college basketball’s postseason begins with the CIAA’s penultimate tournament in Charlotte with Bowie State right in the middle of it.  However, when it comes to...
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