Prince George's County News

    Officer Dies in Crash on I-495 Beltway

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Prince George’s County Police are mourning the loss of one of their own after a motorcycle crash claimed the life of an off duty officer in the early...

    Parent Asks For More For Special Needs Students

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] When given the chance to speak up for her son Marcus, Rachel West speaks with the loudest voice.  She has to, since her precocious four year old struggles...

    UMD Athletics Makes Healthcare Changes

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Reforms continue in the University of Maryland athletics department, regarding medical care for student athletes.  For the first time the university will employ health care personnel who are not...

    Pigskin Club’s Spring Awards Banquet Set

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] The Pigskin Club of D.C. is synonymous with honoring excellence in athletics in the D.C. metropolitan area for more than eight decades. Most athletes and their supporters recognize the...

    Arrests Made in Airbag Theft Ring

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Michael Roane and Roy Guzman had become a two-man gang that mastered the skill of stealing airbags from Honda cars throughout Prince George’s County. But thanks to a...

    RHOA Star Opens Boutique at National Harbor

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] They came early and waited longer for a passing glimpse at a reality show icon who is now blazing a trail in the high-end fashion industry.  Real Housewives...

    Goldson Proposes Step Pay Increases For PGPCS Staffers

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Less than a week after she was endorsed by a group of local residents for the interim title to be removed from her job as Chief Executive Officer...

    Traffic Fatalities Throughout County

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Despite the pleas of Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks, Police Chief Hank Stawinski and State’s Attorney Aisha Braveboy, driving fatalities on the roadways continue. After a brief...

    Second Black-Owned Store Opens at National Harbor

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Rocky Parrish is not the kind of man who likes to ride the wave he makes them.  Whether in his one time role as an outspoken sports...

    Riverdale Baptist Wins Another Baseball Championship

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] For as much success as the Riverdale Baptist high school baseball program has enjoyed over the past 40 years, this year’s championship may have been its most...

    Bowie HS Lacrosse Falls in MD State 4-A Semifinlals

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Despite its perception as a suburban sport played mostly by White athletes, Black players and teams are finding more than just a niche in lacrosse.  In Prince...

    ‘It’s Your Time,’ Says Roland Martin

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Facing the challenges of a new world order and armed with degrees, over 700 students were conferred as graduates of Bowie State University on May 17. With confidence...
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