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    Bowie State Graduation

    Six hundred and fifty students graduated from Bowie State University at its 2016 Spring Commencement Ceremony May 23 at the Xfinity Center in College Park, Md. 

    Temple Hills, Md. Car Theft Suspect Arrested at D.C. Hospital

    A 20-year-old Hillcrest Heights man was arrested at a D.C. hospital where he was treated for a gunshot wound Nov. 4 and charged with attempted murder 10 miles from the scene of an attempted...

    Trial for Ulysses Currie Begins

    Ulysses Currie’s trial on federal bribery charges began in Baltimore last week where the longtime state senator fights allegations that he used his political influence while a consultant for Shopper’s Food Warehouse (SFW), to...

    Parents React to Former Student Aide Sentencing to 100+ Years

    When former Prince Georges County, Md. teacher’s aide, Deonte Carraway, was sentenced to 100 years in prison last week – he pleaded guilty to sexually defiling and abusing dozens of children in his care...

    Despite Bumps, State Legislators Pleased with Recent Session

    The 2017 session of the Maryland General Assembly ended and some members from Prince George's County said the proceedings went well. "The session went well for us ," Maryland Del. Darryl Barnes (D-District 25)...

    Civil Rights Icon Calls on Students

    Bowie State University students received a call to action from the first Black person to graduate from Central High School in Little Rock, Ark. Their speaker, Ernest Green, was the oldest of the Little...

    Are Tolls Coming to the BW-Parkway?

    By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO Traveling along the Baltimore-Washington Parkway and I-270 could come with a toll if President Donald Trump and Maryland Governor Larry Hogan have their way. The U.S. Department of the...

    Anthony Brown Wins Md. Democratic Congressional Nomination

    In what some described as one of the greatest upsets in recent Maryland election history, Anthony Brown won a sizeable victory over front-runner Glenn Ivey in the Maryland Democratic primary for the 4th District...

    Eugene Grant Wins Record Fourth Term in Seat Pleasant

    Though Eugene Grant spent his previous term fighting with the Seat Pleasant City Council over a wide variety of issues with the city’s budget and personnel, he received a strong mandate from voters. He...

    ‘Girls Who Will’ Summer Camp Offers Computer Science Education for Girls

    Girls Who Will, a computer science education program for middle- and high-school girls in the Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia areas, will hold its 2015 session from June 29 to July 10. The camp meets...

    Gov. Martin O’Malley Honored by the Congressional Black Caucus

    The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation honored Gov. Martin O’Malley Sept. 24 during their “Leaders of Democracy” luncheon. Hosted on the site of the Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial in D.C., the event was part...

    PG Teacher Finalist for Maryland Teacher of the Year

    Tiffany Doster, a fifth-grade teacher at Barack Obama Elementary School in Upper Marlboro, has been named one of seven finalists for the 2010-2011 Maryland Teacher of the Year award. “We are extremely proud of...
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