Prince George's County News

    Continuing King’s Legacy: From the Treasury Dept. to the Pulpit and Classroom, Still...

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] At 74, the Rev. John S. Barckley, is a foot soldier in the continued fight for justice, educating the masses and keeping the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s...

    New Maryland Gun Law Used In 5 Cases Involving Schools

    By BRIAN WITTE , Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A new Maryland law that allows courts to temporarily restrict firearms access for people at risk to themselves or others resulted in more than 300...

    MD School System Raises Funds For Student Meals During Shutdown

    By The Associated Press UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A Maryland school district is raising money to help provide meals for students affected by the partial government shutdown over President Donald Trump's promised U.S.-Mexico border...

    Prince George’s Power Couples: Terrells Find Balance

    By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected]       Attorney Julius Terrell and his wife Cheryl are from two different worlds but have blended their lives into one thriving relationship that works at the office and at...

    Bryson Starts Youth Sports Coalition to Improve PG County Athletics

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Dr. Rick Bryson has long been an advocate for youth sports and participatory activities in Prince George’s County. Bryson has put his money where his money mouth is by...

    DMV HBCU REPORT: BSU Gets Big CIAA Wins as HU Loses MEAC Opener

    By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] BOWIE STATE BOUNCES BACK FOR CIAA WIN Bowie State ended a two-game losing streak by stopping Johnson C. Smith. This was a critical early win as the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association...

    Prince George’s Gets CDC Grant

    By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] Improvements to health care have been a major cause for concern for residents of Prince George’s County but improvements continue.  The Centers for Disease Control recently announced that it...

    Maryland County Executives Back Drug Affordability Board

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] Maryland lawmakers are taking action to manage prescription drug prices and gouging, by working to create a Prescription Drug Affordability Board in the state. On Jan. 3 County executives from...

    Maryland Man Arrested In Shooting That Killed 2

    CLINTON, Md. (AP) — Maryland police have arrested a suspect in a shooting that left two people dead. The Prince George's County Police Department issued a news release saying that 20-year-old Sean Davis Jr. of...

    Trump Signs Ashanti Alert

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] Despite his continued decision to shutdown the government, as one of his last duties of 2018, Donald Trump signed the legislation for the Ashanti Alert Act, an emergency system...

    Keith Hamilton Cobb Brings American Moor Back To D.C.

    By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer What is the old saying? History has a way of repeating itself? If that is true actor Keith Hamilton Cobb hopes to add something new to the conversation of...

    Multiple Car Accident Claims Three Children in Oxon Hill

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] The dangerous speed trap that is Indian Head Highway (MD-210) in Oxon Hill, MD., claimed three siblings last Sunday evening after a hit and run accident that was...
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