Prince George's County News

    Program Teaches Kids To Write and Be Published

    By MARK F. GRAY, AFRO Staff Writer After 13 years as a single mother Leslie Crawford found her personal catharsis by taking pen to pad to purge herself of the stressful responsibilities of raising a family. ...

    Professors at HU Break Down Black Women in the 2018 Elections

    By Brianna McAdoo, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] 2018 marks 50 years since the first Black woman Shirley Chisholm (D-NY) was elected to the U.S. Congress; and in 2018 Black women have continued her legacy making their mark...

    Maryland Ranks No. 4 in the Country for Cooking Fires

    By Brianna McAdoo, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Since 2016 Maryland became 4th ranked state in the country for cooking fires; and with the upcoming holiday season approaching there is an increased risk of being involved in a...

    Bowie State Wins First National Playoff Game In School History

    By MARK F. GRAY, Staff Writer It was clear from the start that Bowie State was not overwhelmed by the NCAA Division II playoffs when hosting West Alabama at Bulldogs Stadium.  The Bulldogs learned valuable lessons...

    Family of Girl Shocked at MGM Plans to Sue

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] On Nov.18, Rydricka Rosier posted a video of her family celebrating her daughter, Zynae Green’s, seventh birthday in a hospital room rather than home, after she was electrocuted at...

    ‘Social Entrepreneur’ Uses Company to Give Back

    By Lenore T. Adkins, Special to the AFRO When Emmanuel Irono moved to the United States from Nigeria in the 1980s to attend Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina, he dreamed of working as a...

    Povich Sports Symposium Addresses Race and Sports Issues

    By MARK F. GRAY, Staff Writer, [email protected] Sports and race are constantly intersecting on all media platforms with athletes expressing their political and social views against the backdrop of patriotism. From the “shut up and dribble” comments...

    Bowie State Band Suspended Indefinitely for Alleged Hazing

    By MARK F. GRAY, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] The only thing missing from Bowie State’s CIAA championship celebration was its “soul” and they may not have it for quite some time.  An ongoing investigation into hazing allegations...

    DC Celebrates Nikki Giovanni as She Celebrates the Greatness of Black People

    By Brianna McAdoo, Staff Writer, [email protected] Dubbed “The Poet of the Black Revolution”, the legendary activist, poet and educator Nikki Giovanni received a warm welcome from the D.C. community as she shared excerpts from her new book,...

    Campbell Pens Book Giving Hope To Family Caregivers

    By MARK F. GRAY, Staff Writer, [email protected] Challenges in caring for loved ones with special needs can cause pressure on those who must make their lives comfortable in later years.  The needs to be met are both...

    Bowie State Wins CIAA Football Championship

    By MARK F. GRAY, Staff Writer, [email protected] Finally, Bowie State got to play the role of bride after being the bridesmaid three of the last four years.  The Bulldogs left no doubt who was the best team...
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