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    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...

    A Memorial Or a Dicey Mix of Church and State?

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] For almost a century, Peace Cross has stood in the District of Columbia suburbs, as a symbol to recognize the fallen soldiers during World War I, yet now the...

    Author Barry Fletcher Releases Second Printing of Book on President Barack Obama’s Two Presidential...

    By Brianna Rhodes, Special to the AFRO Author, CEO and entrepreneur, Barry Fletcher released the second printing of his latest book "President Barack Obama’s Two Tremendous Terms: Monthly Political Chronicle 2008-2016" in January of this year....

    Hogan Holds on to Governorship as Prince George’s Decides on Board of Education

    By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO Maryland voters gave Governor Larry Hogan a second term in office Tuesday night after challenger Ben Jealous failed to glean enough votes in a state where Democrats have...

    Wise Ready To Begin Quest For Repeat As State Football Champs

    By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO Championship programs carry themselves with a confident swagger because they know how to peak at the right time.  They fight through the moments of midseason boredom with their...

    Cummings Poised to Become Chair of House Oversight Committee

    By Hamil R.,Harris, Special to the AFRO Pull Quote: “They voted to make sure our government works effectively and efficiently for the American people.” –Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD.) The Democratic takeover of the House of Representatives will...

    Will Higher Turnout Favor Jealous?

    By Brian Witte, The Associated Press Maryland's popular Republican governor is earning enough support from Democrats and Black voters in the state's largest jurisdictions to narrow the pathway to an upset sought by a challenger who led...

    Remembering Ntozake Shange

    By AFRO Staff A legendary Black feminist, poet and playwright shared an unforgettably intimate moment with District audiences just a few days before her passing on October 27 at a senior home in Bowie, Maryland....

    Man Says He Attacked Police Station Because He Wanted to Die

    By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, Associated Press UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A man charged with murder in the friendly-fire shooting death of an undercover police detective testified Wednesday that he was trying to get himself killed when...

    Jealous Running Hard in Final Days of the Campaign, Even as Polls Point to...

    By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO It is the bell lap of the Maryland Governor’s race and Democrat Ben Jealous is working hard to mobilize college students and young adult voters in Prince George’s...
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