Community Mourns Murdered Prince George’s Football Coach

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] Football coach and go-go sound engineer Andre Young was murdered in Southeast on Monday, July 30th leaving the community lost and mourning and police searching for answers and the murderer. The father...

Burgundy & Gold Curse Strikes Again

By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO For an instant we had a glimpse of what may have been, then boom it was gone. The hope and enthusiasm that came with the arrival of rookie tailback...

LeBron’s New School to Serve At-Risk Youths

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] NBA superstar LeBron James may be heading to Los Angeles to play with the Lakers next season, but he won’t be leaving his home state of Ohio without blessing it...

Washington’s Trea Turner Latest Player Exposed for Racist Tweets

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] Yet another White Major League Baseball player was exposed for tweeting racist and homophobic comments in the near past. Washington Nationals star shortstop Trea Turner released a statement on June 29...

Wall’s Goal is MVP; His Team’s Goal Needs to be 60-Plus Wins

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO Despite possibly the worst NBA photo ever taken this past week, the Washington Wizards’ John Wall has looked good this summer. Follow his Instagram page and a series of...

Who Faces More Pressure? LeBron James or LeBron James Jr.?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk LeBron James didn’t let out any groundbreaking news this week when he admitted he regrets handing his name down to his oldest son, who now faces...

Cowboys Quarterback Dak Prescott Says Anthem Protests Inappropriate

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has been on the hot seat with Blacks folks after recently telling the media that his team would be required to stand during the playing...

All-Black Little League Baseball Team Makes D.C. History

By Lauren E. Williams, Special to the AFRO It was more than three decades in the making, but it finally happened: The first Black baseball team won the D.C. Little League Championship. The team’s name is the...

Lamar Odom Says He Was Not Involved in Shooting at Hooters

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] A shooting occurred at a Hooters restaurant while former NBA star Lamar Odom was visiting, according to reports. Per TMZ, Odom, 38, along with a group of friends, were leaving a Hooters...

5 Bowie Bulldogs Named All-CIAA in Preseason Football Poll

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO The days of disrespect and surprising the rest of the conference are past for Bowie State.  What was a basketball school, which played a football season for homecoming...

Little Leaguers Make Big History

The Mamie Johnson Little League Majors team is the first all Black D.C. Little League team to win the championship. The team, named after legendary Negro League pitcher Mamie “Peanut Johnson, made history on July...

CitySwing Makes Golf Accessible

By Brigette White, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Out of a love for golf and her own personal desire to play daily, Wellesley, Massachusetts native Tari Cash created CitySwing, a convenient place in Washington, D.C. to...

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