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    Mother-Daughter Duo on the Medical Benefits of Cannabis

    By Brianna Rhodes, Special to the AFRO  Mary and Main founders, Hope Wiseman, and her mother Dr. Octavia Simkins-Wiseman, are on a mission to educate and provide quality medical cannabis products to the Black community in...

    Suspect in Murder of Maryland Teen Facing Charges

    By Micha Greeen, AFRO Washington D.C. Editor, [email protected] Authorities said they arrested and charged one suspect in the August murder of 16-year-old Kevin Wilson Jr. of Silver Spring, who was shot in the Takoma Park area of...

    Study: White College Admissions Counselors Prefer Deracialized Blacks As Potential Students

    By Lenore T. Adkins, Special to the AFRO Which prospective Black college students are more likely to get a response from White admissions counselors at predominantly White institutions (PWIs)? According to a study Florida Gulf Coast University...

    Suspect in Murder of Maryland Teen Facing Charges

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington D.C. Editor, [email protected] Authorities said they arrested and charged one suspect in the August murder of 16-year-old Kevin Wilson Jr. of Silver Spring, who was shot in the Takoma Park area of...

    Jealous Maintains Presence in Prince George’s, Unlike Hogan

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Maryland Democratic candidate Ben Jealous is sharing his campaign operations in Prince George's County while it appears that the Republican incumbent, Larry Hogan, has no presence in the county. Jealous...

    Local Attorney Turned Reality Host Helps Others Pursue Their Dreams

    By Christina Sturdivant Sani, Special to the AFRO September is a big month for Andrea Hence Evans, an intellectual property attorney based in Prince George’s County, Maryland. With over 16 years of experience as a patent attorney,...

    Black-Owned Medical Cannabis Dispensary Opening in Capitol Heights

    By Brianna Rhodes, Special to the AFRO Mary and Main, a Black owned medical cannabis dispensary located in Capitol Heights is softly open for business before it officially opens it doors later this month. The dispensary,...

    Maryland Wins Over Texas As Terps Play for McNair’s Honor

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO A rainbow covered the skies following the game-stopping thunderstorms signaling a smile from the heavens, when Maryland and Texas returned to play after an unexpected weather delay in...

    DMV HBCU Report: Despite Losses QBs Shine in Season Openers

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO Local HBCU teams went 0-3 as the Labor Day Weekend marked the final unofficial weekend of summer and kicked off college football season.  However, two premiere quarterbacks set...

    Black Restaurant Week Comes to DC

    By Lauren E Williams, Special to the AFRO Get your calendars ready, and your stomachs emptied because the DMV is set to host Black Restaurant Week November 4-11. Focused on highlighting culinary cuisines from Black chefs,...

    Frank Talk as Campaign Enters Final Lap

    By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO It was  just supposed to be a pre-Labor Day pep rally to open “ coordinated  Democratic campaign,” office in Largo. But Rep. Anthony Brown acknowledged that he didn’t...

    DC Farmer’s Market Will Match Money Spent by Food Assistance Recipients

    By Tyra Wilkes, Special to the AFRO Now eating fresh and healthy foods is even easier for those receiving government assistance. FRESHFARM Markets, the Washington Metropolitan based grocer, will match every dollar spent by recipients of...
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