Prince George's County News

    Jealous Maintains Presence in Prince George’s, Unlike Hogan

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Maryland Democratic candidate Ben Jealous is sharing his campaign operations in Prince George's County while it appears that the Republican incumbent, Larry Hogan, has no presence in the county. Jealous...

    Local Attorney Turned Reality Host Helps Others Pursue Their Dreams

    By Christina Sturdivant Sani, Special to the AFRO September is a big month for Andrea Hence Evans, an intellectual property attorney based in Prince George’s County, Maryland. With over 16 years of experience as a patent attorney,...

    Black-Owned Medical Cannabis Dispensary Opening in Capitol Heights

    By Brianna Rhodes, Special to the AFRO Mary and Main, a Black owned medical cannabis dispensary located in Capitol Heights is softly open for business before it officially opens it doors later this month. The dispensary,...

    Maryland Wins Over Texas As Terps Play for McNair’s Honor

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO A rainbow covered the skies following the game-stopping thunderstorms signaling a smile from the heavens, when Maryland and Texas returned to play after an unexpected weather delay in...

    DMV HBCU Report: Despite Losses QBs Shine in Season Openers

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO Local HBCU teams went 0-3 as the Labor Day Weekend marked the final unofficial weekend of summer and kicked off college football season.  However, two premiere quarterbacks set...

    Black Restaurant Week Comes to DC

    By Lauren E Williams, Special to the AFRO Get your calendars ready, and your stomachs emptied because the DMV is set to host Black Restaurant Week November 4-11. Focused on highlighting culinary cuisines from Black chefs,...

    Frank Talk as Campaign Enters Final Lap

    By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO It was  just supposed to be a pre-Labor Day pep rally to open “ coordinated  Democratic campaign,” office in Largo. But Rep. Anthony Brown acknowledged that he didn’t...

    DC Farmer’s Market Will Match Money Spent by Food Assistance Recipients

    By Tyra Wilkes, Special to the AFRO Now eating fresh and healthy foods is even easier for those receiving government assistance. FRESHFARM Markets, the Washington Metropolitan based grocer, will match every dollar spent by recipients of...

    Mystics Make Run to WNBA Semi Final

    By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO Normally when a team returns home after a split of the first two games in a playoff series it feels good about the chance to advance.  However, there...

    Police Chief Apologizes for Officer’s ‘Black Bad Guy’ Remark

    The Associated Press A since-deleted Facebook Live video in which a police officer speaking to children refers to a “black bad guy” has prompted a Washington-area police chief to apologize. News outlets report that Prince George’s County Police Chief Hank Stawinski...

    Faith in Action Seeks to Reach 1 Million People Before Election Day

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] A progressive faith organization plans to contact one million people before the Nov. 6 mid-term election to make sure they understand what is at stake for our country...

    Book Explores How to be Emotionally Free

    By Ariel Medley, Special to the AFRO When we think of emancipation, we think of freedom.  But what about the emancipation of our emotional barriers?  When faced with life’s difficulties, how do we summon the courage...
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