Prince George's County News

    Former BSU President Honored On 100th Birthday

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Dr. Samuel L. Myers Sr., president Emeritus of Bowie State University and distinguished graduate of Morgan State University, was honored for a legacy of leadership during a special celebration...

    Theatre Review: An Artistic, Chilling Conversation on Colorism

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] When walking in the theatre for Round House’s “School Girls; or, The African Mean Girls Play,” audiences suddenly leave an artistic center and are transported to a high school...

    Sports Journalists Stress STEAM Education

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected]o.com CBS broadcaster and host of NFL Today James Brown and NBC-4 news anchor Aaron Gilchrist joined a panel discussion that gave a group of students from D.C. Public Schools...

    Crime-Scene Video Ruled Admissible in Capital Gazette Hearing

    By Captial News Service ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Judge Laura Ripken ruled that video from the Capital Gazette shooting scene is admissible,  Public defenders Katy O’Donnell, Elizabeth Palan and William Davis are representing Jarrod Ramos, who has...

    Attorneys Argue Over Crime-Scene Video, Other Motions, at Capital Gazette Hearing

    By Elliott Davis and Hannah Gaskill Capital News Service ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Prosecutors and defense attorneys in the Capital Gazette newsroom shooting case argued over whether to include video from the June 2018 mass shooting site...

    Revenue Board Updates Tax Projections

    By Elliott Davis, Capital News Service The Maryland Board of Revenue Estimates voted unanimously on Sept. 19 to increase the state’s projected revenues for the current fiscal year by just under $130 million, but cautioned that...

    Prince George’s Fatal Traffic Accidents

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Three fatal road accidents are under investigation as the spike in traffic fatalities continue throughout Prince George’s County. A motorcyclist succumbed to his injuries, while another man passes after...

    Residency Concerns Lead to Eubanks School Board Resignation

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Despite its new Chief Executive Officer and the spirit of optimism that spawned the beginning of the new school year, the shroud of controversy surrounding education in Prince George’s...

    DMV HBCU Report: BSU & HU Win, MSU Pounded By Army

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Despite the struggles that accompany the start of the season with a new head coach, Howard took advantage of getting back to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference grind to pull...

    Maryland Resident Named U.S. Army Colonel

    By Brianna Rhodes, Special to the AFRO Maryland resident and Pelahatchie, Miss. native, Jason Tate, was recently selected to be promoted as a U.S. Army Colonel. Lieutenant Colonel Tate is a 1998 college graduate of Tougaloo College...

    Maryland County Cracks Down on Litter, Illegal Signage

    By The Associated Press UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A Maryland county has launched a two-day litter cleanup campaign aimed at curbing illegal dumping and removing thousands of improperly placed signs along roadways. The Washington Post reports officials...

    FDA Readying Ban on Flavored E-Cigarettes

    By Dan Novak, Capital News Service The Trump administration has announced plans to ban flavored electronic cigarettes- the culmination of a nationwide crackdown on vaping following a spike in respiratory illnesses connected to e-cigarette use.  Health and...
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