Prince George's County News

    Remembering Hamiet Bluiett

    By Nyame-Kye Kond, Special to the AFRO Dating back to the days of Black Broadway, When the U street corridor was an important destination for Black musicians, and later on when it became a poetry, and...

    DMV HBCU Report: Howard and Bowie State Keep Title Hopes Alive

    By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO Howard Escapes Morgan with Tough Road Win There’s always a battle of cultures when Howard faces Morgan State in one of the understated HBCU sports rivalries.  When the blue...

    Black Voters Matter

    In this Aug. 24, 2018 photo, Betty L. Petty of Sunflower County Parents and Students United, addresses a meeting of the Black Voters Matter Fund and several Mississippi grassroots organizations at MACE, Mississippi Action...

    Breast Cancer Awareness Brought to the Community

    By Brianna McAdoo, Special to the AFRO Approximately 1 in 8 women in the United States will develop breast cancer during their lifetime according to breastcancer.org. In honor of October’s Breast Cancer Awareness month the Doctors...

    Prince George’s County Honors Excellence in Business 

    By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO The titans of Prince George’s county were gathered at the Gaylord National Harbor to honor new, innovative and community legends during the 2018 Chamber of Commerce Excellence in...

    Reaching Souls One Bun at a Time.

    By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO It was the first Friday night in October and the Northwestern High School Wildcats would normally be playing another 4A opponent somewhere under the lights in the Maryland...

    Local Students Take A Knee

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] Colin Kaepernick’s decision to kneel during the singing of the national anthem in response to police brutality has sparked a national conversation, controversy and trend among other players.  While...

    DMV HBCU Report: Bowie and Morgan State Hold on While Howard Rolls

    By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO The races in the MEAC and CIAA have entered the stretch drive and Bowie State, Howard, and Morgan State needed white-knuckle victories to keep their championship chances alive. ...

    Expunging Cannabis Offenses

    By Renee Foose, Special to the AFRO In the wave of marijuana legalization, the war on drugs is left in its wake.  Thousands of people remain incarcerated for cannabis convictions while non-offenders are profiting from cultivating,...

    Pastors For Hogan Coalition Join Growing Democratic Coalition for Hogan

    By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO A coalition of African-American pastors announced its support for Maryland Governor Larry Hogan.  This proclamation comes at a time when some of the state’s top Democratic veterans privately...

    Fund II Foundation Announces Digital Platform to Help People of Color Gain Access to...

    By Delonte Harrod, Special to the AFRO African-American leaders banded together to rewrite the narrative of diversity in the tech industry. On Oct. 2, at the National Museum of African-American History and Culture, Robert F. Smith,...

    Community Members Celebrate Opening of Historic African-American Community Center

    By Brianna Rhodes, Special to the AFRO The ribbon cutting to open the new Good Hope Neighborhood Recreation Center took place on Oct. 6 in the Good Hope neighborhood of Silver Spring, Md. Local officials, residents...
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