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    Who is Valerie Ervin?

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] As Valerie Ervin is being encouraged by Prince George's County leaders to run for governor, others are wondering who she is. Ervin, a former Montgomery County Council member, was running...

    Howell Wants to Be Next Clerk of Prince George’s Courts

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] One of the most important jobs in Prince George's County government is also considered one of the least glamorous, but that is fine with Adrion Howell. Howell, a resident of...

    Brown Turns Flowers Into Baseball Powerhouse

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO When Charles Herbert Flowers High School claimed their second Prince George’s County baseball championship it was only the beginning of their journey. As the team visited Eleanor Roosevelt,...

    Maldon Wins Mayorship in Capitol Heights With Historic Council

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Shawn Maldon, a businessman, was elected as the mayor of Capitol Heights on May 7. Maldon defeated former Capitol Heights mayor Darrell Miller and Town Council member Linda Monroe for...

    Ivey Wants to Create His Own Political Path

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Robert Julian Ivey wants to serve the residents of Maryland House of Delegates Legislative District 47. He wants to be judged by what he offers and not his last...

    Strive To Tri Makes A Big Splash Training Athletes & Changing Lifestyles

    By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO Fort Washington’s Tarus Nelson doesn’t shy away from challenges.  Despite injuries sustained while serving in the military, Nelson continues to push the physical limits of his body through...

    The Challenges Of Being A Black Millennial Mom

    By Christina Sturdivant Sani, Special to the AFRO My son turned 10 years old last month, which means I’m a whole decade into this mom life. And truth be told, sometimes I’m still shocked that I’m...

    96-Year-Old Woman Gets Surprise Christmas in April

    By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO At one time Elizabeth Hamilton would come home from her job at the Census Bureau in Suitland, fix dinner for her child and still have enough energy to...

    Jemele Hill to Speak at UMD’s Merrill College Commencement

    By Brianna Rhodes, Special to the AFRO ESPN journalist Jemele Hill will speak at the Philip Merrill’s College of Journalism spring commencement at the University of Maryland on May 21st at Ritchie Coliseum. The multi-platform journalist is...

    CEO of Public Schools Resigns Amid Scandals, School Board Wants a Voice in Replacement

    By Aya Elamroussi, Special to the AFRO With three years left in his contract, Prince George’s County Chief Executive Officer of Public Schools, Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell, will resign at the end of this school year,...

    Small Business Legislation Highlighted at Prince George’s County Forum

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Maryland State Sens. Mike Miller (D-District 27), James Rosapepe (D-District 21) and Douglas Peters (D-District 23) in addition to Maryland Del. Jay Walker (D-District 26) talked about the recently...

    Ex-PG Democrats Chair Strikes It Big in IT

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] While many Prince Georgians know Terry Speigner as the engaging, dedicated former chairman of the county's Democratic Central Committee, not many know he is a successful entrepreneur in information...

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