Category : Maryland

Northeast / Maryland - 3 weeks ago

Kaiser Permanente Chairman, CEO Passes

By Associated Press Bernard J. Tyson, Chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente, unexpectedly passed away early today in his sleep. An outstanding leader, visionary and champion for high-quality, affordable health care for all Americans, Bernard was a ti...

Northeast / Maryland - 3 weeks ago

Adams Elected As Bowie’s First Black Mayor

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, mgray@afro.com After more than two decades, the City of Bowie has a new mayor and for the first time in its history, he is Black. In what came as a shock to many in one of Prince George’s County’s most vibrant comm...

Northeast / Maryland - 3 weeks ago

It’s Flu Season In Maryland

By Ana Mulero and Shardha Kalyanam, Capital News Service The intensity of this flu season is hard to predict because it varies from year to year, so there’s no telling whether it will be mild or severe, according to health experts. The Maryland Depar...

Northeast / Maryland - 3 weeks ago

New Trial Sate Set, Records Made Public

By Hannah Gaskill and Elliott Davis, Capital News Service The Capital Gazette shooting trial has been rescheduled for early March, just as court documents with information ranging from references to DNA testing to notes about the defendant’s veterina...

Northeast / Maryland - 3 weeks ago

Another Viewpoint

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO NFL, NBA, MLB AND NHL are all acronyms for the professional teams that occupy the mind and eyes of us sports junkies. If you don’t get enough of the pros, after your yard work is finished on Saturday, you can ki...

Northeast / Maryland - 3 weeks ago

Parenting Points: Keep Your Child On Task

By Marnita Coleman, Special to AFRO Who doesn’t get a little distracted every now and then? Our children are no exception to the rule.  As you may know by now, they are very easily distracted, but instead of getting frustrated and flying off the hand...

Northeast / Maryland - 3 months ago

$7M Pours Into HBCU Doing Ohio's 1st Hemp Research

By The Associated Press A historically Black university in Ohio is advancing its plans to become the first public institution in the state to conduct hemp research. Central State University announced Aug. 8 it has received $7.1 million in contribu...