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    About 100 People Displaced After New Carrolton Fire

    By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO Nearly 100 people were displaced and an entire building was destroyed Monday as a result of a three-alarm blaze that caused more than $2 million worth of damages...

    Omega Psi Phi Aims to Bring Black Men to the Polls

    By George Kevin Jordan, Special to the AFRO. The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity needs to step up and lead the way for men to participate in the voting process, said panelists at an event during the...

    Naturalista Expo Debunks Myths About Natural Hair

    By Lenore T. Adkins, Special to the AFRO What do you need to use to moisturize your natural hair? Oil or water? To hear natural hair experts Tonia Butler and Shannon Davis tell it, the answer...

    ‘What Is Light?’ Brings Rhymes and Wisdom to Kids

    By Andrea “Aunni” Young, Special to the AFRO Sharing positive affirmations are great ways to teach your children happiness and an optimistic affirmative attitude, according to child psychologists.  Recently, the host of “Great Day Washington”, Markette...

    Peabo Bryson on What He Loves About Maryland

    By Jannah G. Johnson, Special to the AFRO Peabo Bryson has been a prolific icon in the music community for over 42 years, recording over 21 studio albums and performing all across the globe, however Maryland...

    Man Sued Over Deadly Fire in Secret Tunnels Under his Home

    By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, Associated Press SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A wealthy stock trader's negligence led to a deadly fire that killed a young man who was helping him build a network of tunnels for...

    James Jordan Honored after Elevation to Auxiliary Bishop

    By Hamil Harris, Special to the AFRO James Jordan, pastor of the Refreshing Spring Church of God In Christ for decades, was recently  elevated to the position of Auxiliary Bishop in the Church of God In...

    Money Games Mean Big Losses as Bowie St. Salvages Weekend

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO Howard and Morgan got big checks and paid with blowout road losses to FBS Division I opponents while Bowie State got back on track with a big win...

    Mother-Daughter Duo on the Medical Benefits of Cannabis

    By Brianna Rhodes, Special to the AFRO  Mary and Main founders, Hope Wiseman, and her mother Dr. Octavia Simkins-Wiseman, are on a mission to educate and provide quality medical cannabis products to the Black community in...

    Suspect in Murder of Maryland Teen Facing Charges

    By Micha Greeen, AFRO Washington D.C. Editor, [email protected] Authorities said they arrested and charged one suspect in the August murder of 16-year-old Kevin Wilson Jr. of Silver Spring, who was shot in the Takoma Park area of...

    Study: White College Admissions Counselors Prefer Deracialized Blacks As Potential Students

    By Lenore T. Adkins, Special to the AFRO Which prospective Black college students are more likely to get a response from White admissions counselors at predominantly White institutions (PWIs)? According to a study Florida Gulf Coast University...

    Suspect in Murder of Maryland Teen Facing Charges

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington D.C. Editor, [email protected] Authorities said they arrested and charged one suspect in the August murder of 16-year-old Kevin Wilson Jr. of Silver Spring, who was shot in the Takoma Park area of...
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