Friendship Collegiate Wins DCSAA 2-A Title Again

By Mark F. Gray Staff Writer [email protected] The difference between the D.C. Interscholastic Athletic Association Championship and the perennial D.C. State Champions from Friendship Collegiate is equivalent to varsity beating up on JV annually.  This year’s D.C....

Dunbar Upsets Woodson To Win Turkey Bowl

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Eastern High School’s football field may have held the 50th anniversary of D.C.’s Turkey Bowl, but it was really contested at another place.  Somewhere at the intersection of Destiny...

Woodson and Dunbar Will Meet In 50th ‘Turkey Bowl’

By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] For the 50th time, the District’s biggest high school football game of the year will kickoff on Thanksgiving. Two of the city’s hallowed programs will take center stage for...

Any Given Saturday: Children’s Football

By Ori Shabazz Special to AFRO The weekend of Oct. 12 was a huge celebratory day throughout Maryland and Washington D.C. Morgan State University, Bowie State University, and Howard University all celebrated Homecoming throughout the week,...

MSU Upsets NC A&T as BSU Caps Perfect Regular Season

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] It was going to take a seismic event if Morgan State was to share the headlines with Bowie State after a season that went to the dogs. The Bears...

Howard Vetting Process Questioned After Suspending Football Coach

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Howard University football coach Ron Prince has been placed on administrative leave, while he is under an internal investigation regarding verbal abuse and intimidation of players.  Director of Football...

DMV HBCU Review: Bowie State Passes Last Major Test, MSU & HU Fall Again

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] BOWIE STATE CLINCHES CIAA NORTH Each year Bowie State sets its goals and the first is always to win the CIAA North Division, which puts them in the conference championship...

Nationals Championship Celebration Brings Love To an Ailing City

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] For a few hours in the shadow of the Canadian Embassy and the United States Capitol, the Washington Nationals World Series championship celebration personified what makes America great. Fans...

Another View Point

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO Everybody in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area, whether you’re a baseball fan or not, are aware that the Washington Nationals are participating in the World Series for the...

Nationals Bring Black Baseball Back To D.C.

By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] Major League Baseball has been trying to diversify its clubhouse, front offices, and fan base, so the 2019 World Series did as much to gentrify the game as the...

Bowie State Passes Last Major Test, MSU & HU Fall Again

By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] Bowie State may have passed their final test on the road to the CIAA Championship Game and left no doubt who the best team is in the North Division...

Ballpark Boos A Rarity For Shielded President

By JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The boos were loud. And for President Donald Trump, they may have felt unfamiliar. Trump was showered with jeers, boos and chants (as well as some cheers) when he...

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