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    Byron Cage: Ministering God’s Word through Music

    On a recent Thursday, evening at Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal Church in Fort Washington, music minister Byron Cage counted down the tasks he needed to complete in preparation for an evening service. On this particular...

    Jury Awards $600K to Man Shot by Police

    A jury has awarded $600,000 to a Prince George's County man who sued police after an officer shot him to stop a car he was riding in. The Washington Post (http://wapo.st/2ff0WA3) reports a jury recently...

    Prince George’s County Deltas to Host Holiday Dinner Dance Gala

    The nonprofit Prince George’s County Delta Alumnae Foundation will host its annual Holiday Splendor Dinner Dance Gala on Dec. 5 from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. at Martin’s Camelot , located at 13905 Old Central...

    Prince George’s Schools Win Grant

    President Obama visited Bladensburg High School, April 7, to discuss a $7 million grant being present to three Maryland schools by the U.S. departments of Labor and Education through the Youth Career Connect program. The...

    Hot Real Estate Market Leads to Changes at Deanwood Metro Station

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] The residents of Deanwood, one of the hottest neighborhoods in the District of Columbia in Northeast, are excited about the planned upgrading of its Metro Station. A hearing conducted by Washington Metropolitan...

    Equestrian Camp Exposes Kids to Farm Living

    Over four years ago, the Rev. Robert E. Slade and some members of Mount Zion United Methodist Church in Georgetown brainstormed about ways to make a contribution to the lives of young people. They...

    First Baptist of Glenarden Presents ‘Black Boy Blues’ Play

    Kenny Dickerson and Ashley Rios star as Carter Blue and Jonni Mae Thomas in “Black Boy Blues: The Struggle of African-American Men,” a dramatic play based on the Tulsa Race Riots in 1921.  The...

    Adams Wants to Bring Business Acumen to Maryland Senate

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Tim Adams is one of the most successful African-American businessmen in the country and he wants to take those talents to Annapolis to benefit Prince George's County residents. Adams is...

    Candidates for Edwards’ House Seat Mix it Up

    On March 30, candidates for Maryland's Fourth Congressional District seat presented their case for why they should replace Donna Edwards in the House of Representatives at Prince George's County Community College. Former Maryland Lt. Gov....

    Prince George’s County, Md. Council Member Karen Toles Honored by Medical Community

    The Greater Baden Medical Services recently honored Prince George’s County Council Member Karen R. Toles (D) at their 41st Anniversary Celebration Gala. Toles was recognized at the Oct. 22 gala, which bore the theme “Our...

    Pathway to Purchase Program Paves Way to New Home Owners

    The Prince George's County Department of Housing and Community Development and the Redevelopment Authority recently launched a new home ownership program. "Pathway to Purchase," offers first-time homebuyers up to $10,000 in down payment and...

    Arrest Made in Suitland Sexual Assault

    Prince George’s County Police have arrested a suspect in connection with a sexual assault in Suitland. Philip James Fleming of District Heights was arrested Oct. 7 on 10 different charges connected to a Sept....
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