Ward Will Work For Respect for District 24

By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Seat Pleasant businesswoman LaTasha Ward is running to be a Maryland State delegate because she wants her district to be treated with the same respect that other districts' residents...

Baltimore’s Faith Leaders Urge Souls To The Polls

Churches and houses of worship from all over Baltimore will urge civic participation among their members with the Souls To The Polls rally June 17. Over 20 clergy members have participated in the non-partisan, grassroots...

Top Candidates Debate as Finish Line Approaches

By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO The sanctuary of Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal Church in Fort Washington, Maryland, was filled with as the four top candidates for County Executive  participated  in a debate...

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...

Terrell Wants to Bring Competence, Justice to Orphans’ Court

By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Julius Terrell is a practicing attorney in Prince George's County and like many in his profession, he would like to become a judge. Unlike many of his colleagues, he...

Mosby Picks Up Endorsements of Faith Leaders and Lawyers

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] Marilyn Mosby, Baltimore City State’s Attorney, recently picked up the endorsements of prominent lawyers and faith leaders in her campaign to be re-elected. Mosby, her surrogates and an opponent in the...

Final Televised Gubernatorial Debate

All nine candidates vying for the Democratic nomination and the opportunity to face Gov. Larry Hogan in the General Election in November, debated for the last time before early voting begins on June 14....

Baltimore State’s Attorney Race Bitter to the End

By J. K. Schmid, Special to the AFRO Baltimore State’s Attorney three Democratic candidates argued their cases on the WOLB’s “The Larry Young Show” June 13, the eve of early voting in Baltimore. Young, who has questioned...

Valerie Ervin Quits Gov. Race; Endorses Baker

By Kamau High, AFRO Managing Editor, [email protected] Valerie Ervin dropped out of the Maryland governor’s race and endorsed her rival, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker. Ervin’s campaign sent out a news advisory Tuesday evening saying Ervin and...

Baker, Jealous Emerge from Pack of Candidates

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] Just a couple of weeks before the Democratic primary June 26, Rushern Baker, Prince George’s County Executive and Ben Jealous, former President and CEO of the NAACP have both emerged...

Hogan Honored at Langston Hughes Community Center

Governor Larry Hogan (2nd from left) is joined by (Left to right) Betsy Simon, Director Z-Hap; Karen Hammond, President & CEO KHD Performance Analysis Solutions; George E. Mitchell, Executive Director Langston Hughes Community, Business...

In Nasty Prince George’s County Executive Race, An Oasis of Civility

By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] The race for county executive for Prince George's County has taken a touchy turn. Affiliates of former U.S. Rep. Donna Edwards accuse Prince George's County State's Attorney...

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