Prince George's County News

    Barbecue Everything Brings Signature Sauce to Local Stores

    By Jasmine A. Ball, Special to The AFRO Barbecue Everything wants to be on your plate. A native of Prince George’s County, Dennis Rawls Jr., the founder of Barbecue Everything, created his own business and sauce. “I...

    Montgomery County Faith Leaders Assert Political Agenda

    By Deborah Bailey, Special to the AFRO Montgomery County’s clergy of color are working together across race and faith perspective to represent the needs of their congregations and ensure all voices are heard as the 2018...

    Maryland Senate Hopefuls Appeal to Church Members

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] On May 24, eight candidates running to represent their districts in the Maryland Senate voiced their views during a forum at the First Baptist Church of Glenarden (FCG). The senatorial...

    Roebuck Joins Race to Serve on Prince George’s Dems Central Committee

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] While the race for county executive, county council, and senate contests are getting attention for the June 26 Democratic primary in Prince George's County, the race for a seat...

    Soul of Sonoma Highlights Black Premium Wine Experience

    By Hamzat Sani, Special to the AFRO Soul of Sonoma wants to raise the profile of the few Black-owned vineyards, wineries and establishments producing quality wine. Boasting “unparalleled tasting experiences at premium wineries and featured venues,”...

    2018: The Year of the Anacostia River

    By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO At one time few people dared to take a boat or kayak ride down the Anacostia because her brown waters contained plastic bottles, old tires and plenty...

    Bowie State University’s Spring Commencement Asks ‘What’s Next?’

    By Charise Wallace, Special to the AFRO Bowie State University held its spring 2018 commencement May 22 at the Xfinity Center on the University of Maryland College Park’s campus. Students cheered, danced and others smiled from ear-to-ear...

    Gubernatorial Candidates Try To Distinguish Themselves in Race

    By Hamil Harris, Special to the AFRO Maryland Public Television hosted a Democratic gubernatorial debate in Baltimore where eight contenders on stage, and one on video. tried to distinguish themselves in a race where the current...

    County Executive Race Shows Political Rift in the State

    By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Angela Alsobrooks is accustomed to holding press conferences to announce who is being convicted or sentenced for engaging in criminal activities. But Alsobrooks, who...

    1 Year After the Murder of Army Lt. Richard Collins III

    By Charise Wallace, Special to the AFRO One year has passed, yet on this Memorial Day weekend the AFRO still remembers the death of a fallen soldier. Army Lt. Richard Collins III, a Bowie State University...

    Maryland Continues Its Version of Poor People’s Campaign

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Marylanders who are concerned about social issues affecting poor and low-income Americans and have joined the Poor People's Campaign and have been rallying at the state capitol in Annapolis...

    Russell, Jr. Retains WBC Featherweight Title as Family Goes 3-0 In Home Fight Card

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO Team Gary Russell finished their second fight card with another undefeated performance before a partisan home crowd at the MGM National Harbor Theatre May 19. With a champion in...

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