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    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...

    Congressman Brown Leads Charge For Transgender Military Service

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Maryland Congressman Anthony Brown has joined a group of bi-partisan representatives who are vigorously challenging President Donald J. Trump’s ban on transgender soldiers serving in the military.  Sources close...

    11-Year-Old Charged in Connection With Baby’s Death

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] An 11-year-old girl was charged with first-degree child abuse and is in custody after one-year-old Paxton Davis was severely injured after being left in her care. According to Prince George’s...

    DMV HBCU Report

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] By the time the CIAA Tournament shifted from the preliminary rounds at the Bojangles Center to the Spectrum Center it had already ended for Bowie State.  The Bulldogs and...

    Watkins Award Honors Nation’s Top Black HS Players

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, mgray[email protected] For 30 years the National Alliance of African American Athletes has created a movement amongst young high school football talent who buy into being a part of the legacy...

    White Hyattsville Principal Apologizes for Uses N-Word

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] In this week’s news of White people using the n-word, a Hyattsville principal is apologizing after saying the derogatory term in front of students during a Black History month...

    PGCPS Launces Apprenticeship Program

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] The National Skills Coalition reported that middle-skills jobs, which requires a high school diploma but not four-year degree, make up the largest segment of the labor market in all...
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