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Vigil For Shooting Victim Deniro Monts This Saturday In District Heights

Acting Mayor looks to inspire anti-violence awareness and community mentorship DISTRICT HEIGHTS, MD – Nearly one week after 18-year-old Deniro Monts was fatally shot in Prince George’s County, a vigil will be held to honor his life and call for...

Documentary Stamps Prince George’s Basketball Skills

By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor [email protected] Although it is a Maryland suburb with one of some of America’s wealthiest Blacks per capita, Prince George’s County is somewhat overshadowed in national attention by the major city it borders- the nation’s capital. However,...

LTE: SNAP Delivery Saves Lives

Dear Editor, I am a Single Mom and SNAP recipient, and I am currently driving 25 miles to the nearest SuperWalmart to be able to use my EBT card for curbside pickup. In Maryland, Instacart, Giant, Amazon Prime or NO...

THE RUNDOWN – ERYKAH BADU & Jill Scott ROCK OUT

By AFRO.COM / Be Inspired Global Host Micha Green Talks Erykah Badu and Jill Scott rock out on Instagram and trending topics in the AFRO American Newspaper.

Gov. Hogan Eases COVID-19 Restrictions; Baltimore and D.C. Mayors Say, ‘Not Yet’

By BRIAN WITTE, Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland residents will no longer be required to stay at home but will be strongly advised to continue doing so, especially if they are older and more vulnerable to the coronavirus,...

HBCU Funding More Than $46 Million

By Rev. Jerome Stephens  The Maryland congressional delegation, including U.S. Sens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and U.S.Reps. Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes, Andy Harris, M.D., Anthony G. Brown, Jamie B. Raskin and David Trone, announced...

THE RUN DOWN – ‘CLASS of 2020’ Gets The Obamas

By AFRO.COM / Be Inspired Global Micha Green talks The Obama's 'Class of 2020' online commencement ceremony to come, and what's trending in this weeks AFRO American Newspaper.

Hogan Education Vetoes Anger Many

By Deborah Bailey Special to the AFRO Maryland Governor Larry Hogan vetoed groundbreaking K-12 legislation this week, designed to overhaul Maryland’s public education systems at both the K-12 and higher education levels and address longstanding inequities.    In his veto letter, Hogan cited...

HBCU Advocates Respond To Hogan Veto

MD HBCU Advocates Respond to Hogan Veto of Funding Bill for Black Universities "It is most unfortunate that the state still refuses to acknowledge the order from Federal Judge Catherine Blake to fund unique, high demand academic programs, recruiting, and...
The Run Down

THE RUN DOWN

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