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    Kappa Alpha Psi Alumni Chapter Celebrates 40th Anniversary

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] The Hyattsville/ Landover alumni chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity has been one of the most impactful in its community since its inception in 1979. Their 40th anniversary provided...

    Spokesman for Anthony Brown ‘confident’ he will seek re-election

    By Elliot Davis, Capital News Service Writer COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Democratic  Rep. Anthony Brown has more than $517,000 in the bank heading into the next campaign cycle, according to year-end reports filed with the Federal...

    $15 Minimum Wage Bill Advances

    By J. K. Schmid, Special to the AFRO A $15 minimum wage bill left Maryland’s general assembly conference committee Tuesday. The bill is a reconciliation of measures that passed both houses by veto-proof margins this session. The senate...

    GSK and NARS Cosmetics host ‘Night of Beauty’ and Education on Lupus

    By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer Lupus is impacting African American women at disproportionate rates than white women. According to data from the CDC, women ages 15 to 44 are at the greatest risk of...

    March for Our Schools Rallies for Adequate Funding and Equal Opportunities

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] Maryland leaders, teachers, parents and students rallied in Annapolis to advocate for adequate funding for schools and to ensure that all students in each district have access to proper...

    More Traffic Fatalities Remain Under Investigation in Southern Maryland

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Prince George’s County continues to be plagued by fatal automobile accidents. There is not any consistency with the trend of incidents which have taken the lives of victims for...

    FBI Most Wanted Fugitive Arrested in Prince George’s County

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] For five years FBI investigators had been looking for Lamont Stephenson who allegedly killed his fiancée and her dog in 2014 then resigned himself to a secretive existence.  Stephenson...

    Potholes Wreak Havoc on BW Parkway Causing Major Damage

    By MARK F. GRAY, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] The epidemic of potholes in Prince George’s County continues to wreak havoc on automobiles and drivers.  Frustrations continue to mount as the traffic delays from repairs that are not...

    Maryland Makes Changes to Practice After McNair’s Death

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] For nearly one year, the University of Maryland has been trying to overcome its culpability in the death of former offensive lineman Jordan McNair. One day after the athletic...

    Bowie State Women Head Back to NCAA Women’s Tournament

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] For the second consecutive season the women of Bowie State will extend the basketball season by making the NCAA Division II Tournament.  The Lady Bulldogs, who were upset in...

    Teachers Set to March in Maryland’s Capital

    By The Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland's largest union says it is expecting thousands of teachers to march on the state capital in a call for increased school funding. The Maryland State Education Association...

    Lawmakers Introduce African-American Burial Grounds Network Act

    By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer Two lawmakers are adding to the growing effort to preserve African American burial grounds and continue to collect data on important aspects of Black culture and history. The African American...
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