Prince George's County News

    Uplift Maryland Offers Free Training for People Interested In Cannabis Industry

    By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer Next month people looking to leap into the growing cannabis enterprise may get a chance thanks to Uplift Maryland, a community based one stop information hub, that will offer...

    Young Advocates for a Black State Treasurer

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] As the Maryland General Assembly begins the 2019 session the Black delegates have an opportunity to make a statement that could affect the funding for their constituents.  With Governor...

    Braveboy Promises Era of “Brave New Justice”

    By MARK F. GRAY, Staff Writer, [email protected] With a commitment to hard work, perseverance, and accountability, Aisha Braveboy ushered in the era of “brave new justice” as she was sworn in as the State’s Attorney for Prince...

    MLK Justice Fighter: Grace Callwood

    By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] Grace Callwood was born with a spirit to help people.  From an early age she found a way to make a difference in the lives of those who are facing...

    MLK Justice Fighters: Dr. Eugene Williams

    By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] Dr. Eugene Williams lived through the days of Jim Crow America in Virginia and the struggles for equality that accompanied the Civil Rights Movement and social change.  The pain of...

    FTA Approves $2million Grant For Purple Line Infrastructure Development

    By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has approved a $2 million grant for the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) to begin infrastructure improvements along the Maryland Purple rail line that will...

    Continuing King’s Legacy: From the Treasury Dept. to the Pulpit and Classroom, Still...

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] At 74, the Rev. John S. Barckley, is a foot soldier in the continued fight for justice, educating the masses and keeping the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s...

    New Maryland Gun Law Used In 5 Cases Involving Schools

    By BRIAN WITTE , Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A new Maryland law that allows courts to temporarily restrict firearms access for people at risk to themselves or others resulted in more than 300...

    MD School System Raises Funds For Student Meals During Shutdown

    By The Associated Press UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A Maryland school district is raising money to help provide meals for students affected by the partial government shutdown over President Donald Trump's promised U.S.-Mexico border...

    Prince George’s Power Couples: Terrells Find Balance

    By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected]       Attorney Julius Terrell and his wife Cheryl are from two different worlds but have blended their lives into one thriving relationship that works at the office and at...

    Bryson Starts Youth Sports Coalition to Improve PG County Athletics

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Dr. Rick Bryson has long been an advocate for youth sports and participatory activities in Prince George’s County. Bryson has put his money where his money mouth is by...

    DMV HBCU REPORT: BSU Gets Big CIAA Wins as HU Loses MEAC Opener

    By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] BOWIE STATE BOUNCES BACK FOR CIAA WIN Bowie State ended a two-game losing streak by stopping Johnson C. Smith. This was a critical early win as the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association...
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