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    As County Executive, Muse will Elevate Inner-Beltway Areas

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Maryland Sen. C. Anthony Muse said that he will work to bring development to all parts of Prince George's County as the next county executive and not just to...

    Gubernatorial Candidate Launches Criminal Justice Reform Plan

    By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO In a state where there is a crowded field of Democratic contenders challenging a popular Republican incumbent, Maryland gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous is calling for sweeping reforms...

    Leader in AME Zion Church Remembered as “An Anointed, Gifted and Extraordinary Woman”

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. editor It wasn’t referred to as a funeral, but a “Service of Triumph” as family, friends, congregants and distinguished leaders from the AME Zion Church said “see you next...

    New Maryland Black Legislative Caucus Chair Lays Out Vision

    By Lenore T. Adkins, Special to the AFRO With the March 29 election of Maryland Delegate Darryl Barnes (District 25) to chairman of the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, Prince George’s County now has two...

    Dr. Aminta Breaux Takes the Helm at Bowie State U.

    By Deborah Bailey, Special to the AFRO AC Jordan Basketball Arena on the campus of Bowie State University was awash in in a sea of black and gold Thursday, with students, faculty, staff, alumni and supporters...

    Time to End the Prince George’s County Pay Gap

    By Donna Edwards, Special to the AFRO This week, our nation marked the 22nd observance of Equal Pay Day -- the day when women will make the same amount of money their male counterparts made...

    St. Anselm’s Abbey School Dominates Sandy Springs Friends HS

    By Daniel Kucin Jr., Special to the AFRO St. Anselm's Abbey School’s baseball team notched an 11-1 victory over Sandy Springs Friends High School located in Sandy Springs, Maryland April 5. Panthers juniors Carlo Pizzano and...

    Jones Wants to Make Prince George’s County Safer

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Sylvester Jones, a seasoned law enforcement professional, wants to make Prince George's County safer by serving as its next sheriff. "I ran for sheriff against Melvin High in 2014...

    Prince George’s County Keeps Funding Shelter Despite Complaints

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] Despite reports of rodents, moldy food and poor living conditions, Prince George’s County has decided to continue funding the Family Crisis Center, the non-profit organization that runs the county’s...

    Weeklong Celebration to Precede Installation of Bowie State University President

    By AFRO Staff Bowie State University, Maryland’s oldest HBCU, will start a new tradition this week as the campus prepares for the installation of Aminta Hawkins Breaux, the first woman president in the campus’ 153-year...

    Colleague of MLK Remembers the Life, Death and Legacy of the Fallen American Hero

    By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO It was the evening of April 4, 1968.  The Rev. Perry Smith III was driving near 18th and Monroe Streets Northeast  when it came on the radio...

    Prince George’s County Primary Election Corrections

    Last week the AFRO ran a roundup of African American candidates running in the Prince George’s County primary election and neglected to include Everette Browning Sr. and Tim Tim Adams. Maryland State Senate District 24 Everette Browning...

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