Prince George's County News

    Jealous Running Hard in Final Days of the Campaign, Even as Polls Point to...

    By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO It is the bell lap of the Maryland Governor’s race and Democrat Ben Jealous is working hard to mobilize college students and young adult voters in Prince George’s...

    Black Panther Costume Revealed at NMAAHC

    By Brianna McAdoo, Special to the AFRO Wakanda forever has been taken to a new level at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). On October 24, Chadwick Boseman’s “Black Panther” costume...

    Talks of Race and Religion at the Newseum

    By George Kevin Jordan, Special to the AFRO Yolanda Pierce, Ph.D., dean of the School of Divinity at Howard University hosted a panel discussion called “Race, Religious Freedom and The Politics of Belonging,” from 6:30 p.m....

    Millennials Celebrate Their Power to Vote at Morgan State

    By Lauren Poteat, Special to the AFRO Encouraging Black millennials to participate in the early voting process, organizations including Black Girls Vote,” “Planned Parenthood,” “1199SEIU” and “Young Gets It Done”—an organization dedicated to revolutionizing the...

    Loh Recovers UMD’s Board of Regents Fumble on Durkin’s Fate

    By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO When the University of Maryland Board of Regents released the findings of its investigation into the football program’s culture and determined that head coach D.J. Durkin should return...

    Local Fashionista Inspires Passion, Purpose and Personality

    By La’Nesha Kearse, Special to the AFRO “Passion, purpose, personality” is the mantra of The Joy of Styling. Spearheaded by Founder and CEO Joy Copeland in 2015, The Joy of Styling, is helping to advance the DMV...

    DMV HBCU Report: Bowie State Closer to CIAA North Title; Howard and Morgan Lose

    By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO Bowie State moved one step closer to playing for their conference championship while Howard and Morgan were all but mathematically eliminated from contention with losses last weekend. BOWIE STATE...

    Officer Who Mistook Detective For Gunman Testifies At Trial

    By The Associated Press UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A police officer who mistakenly shot an undercover detective says he thought he was firing at a gunman attacking a Maryland police station. Officer Taylor Krauss testified...

    Football Player Charged With Hitting Driver Who Struck Mom

    By The Associated Press DOVER, Del. (AP) — A University of Delaware football player is charged with assaulting a 77-year-old driver who struck his mother. Lt. Andrew Rubin with Newark police tells news outlets the man's...

    Two Female Entrepreneurs Open First Breast Cancer Boutique in the DMV

    By Lauren Poteat, Special to the AFRO Revolutionizing the look of breast cancer, two Black female entrepreneurs are preparing to open the region’s first medical custom prosthetics and lingerie store of its kind. Dedicated to women who...

    Police Searching for Suspects Who Fatally Shot Man on Suitland Parkway

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] A man, now identified as 23-year-old Jerome Robinson of Southeast, D.C., was shot several times on the Suitland Parkway on the morning of Oct. 23 and later died at...
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