Prince George's County News

    Congressman Brown Shares Vision for Political Partnership

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Former Maryland gubernatorial candidate and United States Congressman Anthony Brown met with the Prince George’s County delegation prior to addressing the general assembly in Annapolis.  Brown navigated through inclement...

    PRESS ROOM: Homeownership in D.C., Maryland Get $7.1 Million Boost from NeighborhoodLIFT Program

    By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Wells Fargo Company, NeighborWorks America, MANNA, Inc. and Community Housing Partners announced the NeighborhoodLIFT program. The program which focuses on boosting local homeownership in Washington, D.C., and Prince...

    5 Children Ejected From Minivan, Killed in Maryland Wreck

    By The Associated Press BOWIE, Md. (AP) — Maryland authorities say they're investigating a crash that killed five children who were ejected from a minivan. Two adults were also injured. Maryland State Police troopers say in...

    Durant Establishes Education Program in Prince George’s County

    By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] Golden State Warriors all star and two time NBA champion Kevin Durant defies all logic when it comes to the perception of what role he should play on the basketball...

    Williams Brings Championship Savvy to Wise in First Season as Coach

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Whether he’s leading a team of a private school or guiding what has become one of the now storied high school public basketball programs in the D.M.V., Wise first...

    DMV HBCU Report

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer,  [email protected] Bowie State University Perhaps Bowie State got the wake up call they needed from their fiercest CIAA rivals after an extended win streak.  Just when it appeared the Bulldogs had...

    Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman to Get Statues in MD State House

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] Some of the most nationally recognized Marylanders happen to be Black, were slaves and made a huge impact on American history; yet they’re just now getting statues in the...

    As Indictment Is Filed Route 210 Claims More Lives in PG County

    By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected]  On a weekend after a Prince George’s County grand jury formally indicted the driver of a car that killed three children in a hit and run accident on Indian Head...

    DMV HBCU Report: MLK Weekend Starts Conference Stretch Run

    By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] Now that winter break is over the march toward college basketball tournament time is on at Howard, Bowie and Morgan State.  Inexperience and injuries have caused inconsistency for all...

    King Becomes DC HBCU Alumni Alliance President

    By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer,  [email protected] Dr. Nardos E. King, a 1987 alumnus of Virginia State University has been elected as the new President of the Washington, D.C. Metro HBCU Alumni Alliance.  Dr. King replaces Hampton...

    MLK Justice Fighters: Gary Russell, Sr.

    By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] What’s in a name?  If you’re Gary Russell it means a “bloodline of royalty.”  However, in real world vernacular it means raising world champions who are leaders in their community. The...

    MLK Justice Fighters: Jimmy Garvin

    By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] “Golf is the carat, but education is the key.” That is the mantra that continues to fuel the life of community service, which drives Marlton Golf Course general manager and African...
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