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    The Made Man Honors 100 Black Men in DC

    By Brianna McAdoo, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] The 2018 U.S. Made Man Experience Tour is making its rounds to 11 cities in the nation where they are unapologetically celebrating Black men in all their excellence. This past...

    New Black-Owned Toy Store Comes to Hyattsville

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] The last-minute holiday run to the conventional toy store appears to be a thing of the past since Toys"R"Us closed all its North American stores earlier in 2018. With...

    Ashanti Alert for Missing Adults Passes in U.S. Senate

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] The United States Senate unanimously passed the Ashanti Alert Act of 2018, a bill that could help find missing adults. Similar to the Amber Alerts issued for missing children, the...

    Alsobrooks Takes Her Place in History

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Calling her home and the place she now governs “Maryland’s Crown Jewel,” Angela M. Alsobrooks became the first female county executive in the history of Prince George’s County during...

    Bidding Baker Farewell

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] While Prince George’s County is celebrating the historicity of Angela Alsobrooks taking the helm as the first woman to serve as County Executive, the area is also doing diligence...

    The Inaugural Gala, A Night of Prince George’s County Excellence

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] Before she officially took the oath of office on December 3, Angela Alsobrooks celebrated her new role as Prince George’s County Executive with an inaugural gala at the Gaylord...

    Maryland Launches Scholarship in Collins’ Honor

    By Brianna McAdoo, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] In honor of 2nd Lt. Richard W. Collins III, whose life was tragically cut short just before his graduation from Bowie State University last year, Maryland legislators launched a scholarship....

    Locksley Returns To Maryland and Finally is First Black Coach

    By MARK F. GRAY, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] The first time Mike Locksley was named the University of Maryland’s head football coach he was finishing the dismal era of Randy Edsall as the temporary leader of the...

    BSU Band Plays Again But Remains on Probation Until 2020

    By MARK F. GRAY, AFRO Staff Writer,  [email protected] The “Symphony of Soul” sabbatical is over at Bowie State University as the marching band has been reinstated, but there will be sanctions and new leadership at the top...

    Real Estate in Prince George’s County Continues to Soar

    By Brianna McAdoo, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] As affordable housing and gentrification continues to be a hot topic in the District of Columbia, the Real Estate market in Prince George’s County is thriving. “Overall, homes are more valuable...

    Police: Woman Flees Scene of Crash With Officer on Car Hood

    By The Associated Press ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say a woman fleeing a crash tried to hit an off-duty police officer, who then clung onto the car while talking to authorities. WTOP-FM reports...

    One Step Closer to Making DC Schools Safer as Council Passes Vote About Sexual...

    By Brianna McAdoo, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] On Nov. 26, a unanimous decision was made by the Committee on Education to pass Councilman David Grosso’s (D- At Large) legislation which aims to address all forms of abuse...
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