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    ACLU Challenges Police Shooting in Hyattsville

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is challenging the Prince George’s County Police Department’s accounts of a fatal shooting involving a man who appeared to be dealing with mental...

    Forum Address Entrepreneurship, Reentry

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Despite the investments of corporations who are bringing additional revenue streams into the community, the engine that drives the economic system of Prince George’s County remains small business. However,...

    BSU Marches On, Struggles Continue for Howard, Morgan

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] BSU Defense Keys Big CIAA Road Win On a day where the offense sputtered for most of the game, Bowie State’s defense was the difference in their 23-13 win at...

    Seafarers: Historic Black Yacht Club

    By Jessica Dortch, AFRO Staff, [email protected]  Being Black in America is hard.  In the 50s and 60s, it was even harder.  A group of Blacks in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area were interested in boating on the...

    Lawmaker Charged With Federal Wire Fraud

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Prince George’s County Democratic State Representative Tawanna Gaines, who has served in the Maryland House of Delegates since 2001, resigned Oct. 4 after she was formally indicted on wire...

    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] 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...
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