Category : Northeast

Northeast / Maryland - 1 week ago

Breaking: Officer Undergoes a Second Surgery

By Michelle Richardson, Special to the AFRO The two alleged assailants of a veteran of the Baltimore Police Department (BPD) have been arrested as that officer clings to life. Two men were taken into custody this afternoon (Aug. 9) after police sa...

Northeast / Maryland - 1 week ago

State’s Attorney Celebrates Life and Achievements

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] A gated community and posh restaurant served as the backdrop of the camaraderie at the forefront of State’s Attorney Aisha Braveboy’s “45 and Fabulous Birthday Party,” at The Grove in...

Northeast / Maryland - 1 week ago

County Announces Plans To End Auto Deaths by 2040

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected]  Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks has announced bold plans to eliminate automobile deaths by 2040.  Joined by Police Chief Hank Stawinski, Alsobrooks announced the County’s...

Northeast / Pennsylvania - 2 weeks ago

Women of Excellence 2019 Nominations

The New Pittsburgh Courier is seeking nominations for the Women of Excellence ‘Class of 2019’. The Women of Excellence celebrates local African American women who motivate and inspire others through their vision and leadership, exceptional achievem...

Northeast / Washington DC - 2 weeks ago

Actor-William H. Bryant Jr. of Greenleaf

By Taroue Brooks What inspired you to become an actor? I was actually inspired to become an actor by comic books and super hero movies.  I’m a pretty big comic book geek so every time I watch or read one I can’t help but think that it’d be a dream...