The DMV

"Finally we recognize that Black Lives Absolutely Matter" June 19th, better known as Juneteenth has been celebrated for years within our Black community. Virginia Governor Northam announced that June 19th will be a paid holiday for Virginia.

  Congratulations to our very own Raheem DeVaughn! The R&B singer hit the Billboard No. 1 spot on Top R&B Albums with his latest production, Love Sex Passion, opening with 13,000 copies sold in the week ending Feb. 22.  According to Billboard, it’s his first effort to top the two-year-old chart, and second charting album […]

So who took the time out to watch the new ABC sitcom “BLACKish” starring Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross and Laurence Fishburne? Umm…I did and I loved every minute of this show. This is a much-needed show that brings diversity to the world of sitcoms on the tube. The pilot episode introduces us to the […]

The DMV

  A DMV artist on the rise! Locke Kaushal is a DMV artist that is one the rise, and definitely one that you should keep your ears and eyes open for.  Having opened for rappers like Meek Mill, Black Cobain, and Wale.  He was also apart of our DMV’s Own spotlight.  It is clear that he […]

The DMV

  Really!?  Can we celebrate with peace!? I was shocked to hear that there has already been a crime committed in D.C., and we haven’t been in the New Year of 2014 for a full 24 hours yet! Late last night, in the 2400 block of 18th street Northwest, there was a stabbing.  The event […]

The DMV

  Good news for metrorail riders! The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is always working to improve the trips of those who decide to commute via metrorail.  Track work is always in effect, but something new that is happening with WMATA is the SmarTrip card! SmartTrip is a convenient and environment friendly way to ride […]

Here is some good news for students and parents in the Virginia area! With school beginning for some, and the start date approaching rapidly for others, it is time to get ready.  The state of Virginia will make the back to school shopping easier this year, as they plan to have a tax free weekend […]

The DMV

  Another shocking and unfortunate event has happened at Howard. D.C. Police are searching for the suspect of sexual assault, to a woman on Howard University’s campus.  The incident occurred around 8 AM Monday morning.  A spokesperson of the University, confirmed that the victim was not a student of Howard University, but would not confirm […]

The DMV

Prince George’s County Police is not being seen in a good light, due to the actions of one of their officers.  Vanessa Edwards-Hamm, PG County police officer, has been indicted in the District of Columbia.  Along with dozens of others, Edwards-Hamm is being charged with tampering with evidence in a broad drug-dealing investigation. Vanessa Edwards-Hamm, tampered […]

The DMV

  If you were unable to get water due to time, or just lack of knowing, this is a post for you! Due to the fixing of a water main in Prince George’s County, several communities in Southern PG will be out of water.  Washington Suburban Sanitary Committee, has set up specific areas to provide […]

The DMV

Prince George’s County will be facing a water shortage for several days. The Washington Suburban Sanitation Committee (WSSC) will be working to fix wire breaks in a PG county water pipeline.  The 54 inch concrete pipeline  runs between Suitland Parkway and Forestville Road.  Due to recent failure in the pipeline, and wire breaks, WSSC will […]

The DMV

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is always working. If you are riding the metro through the city this weekend, then this information will be helpful.  DC is always working to prove their metro rail system, and with these improvements come closings at some stations. Starting Friday, July 12th at 10 PM through Sunday, July 14th at […]