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Mogul Pharrell Williams announced that his Something In The Water Festival would be returning yesterday (April 26). Read inside to find out where the event has been relocated and the dates it will take place.

Songstress Ari Lennox has been working to spotlight black owned businesses with her new Youtube series with co-host Shaughn Cooper. They have interviewed and released episodes highlighting a few businesses from her hometown Washington, DC from a local ice cream shop to a wildly new and successful online plant shop. Most recently, Lennox took her series beyond Youtube to partner with Google and US Black Chambers, Inc. to create a jingle for the black and woman owned plant shop, Grounded for Black owned Friday. 

This week, all ears were turned in as drama transpired on-air between DC’s WKYS The Fam hosts Danni Starr, QuickSilva, and DJ 5’9. The incident began when Danni Starr was “ambushed” by her co-hosts who invited a woman she denied a babysitting job to the show. The results were a heated argument and Danni Starr […]

DC Police Are Looking For Someone Destroying Speeding Cameras Around The City   Washington D.C. police are looking for a suspect that they say systematically destroyed several speed cameras around the city earlier this week. In the footage above, a vehicle stops in the street, and a man hops out then runs up to the large […]

A Washington, D.C. mother requested the video from her 7-year-old son’s school’s hallway, after he told her he had been assaulted by a schoolmate’s parent. Police are currently investigating after a parent was caught on cameras at KIPP DC Spring Academy punching Lena Mclean‘s son, John, in the stomach. In the video, John can be seen […]

David Banner was so fed up with a bouncer at Ozio Restaurant & Lounge in Washington, D.C. that the incident almost came to blows—and ended with him in handcuffs. According to reports, the rapper/activist was arrested during the early hours of Sunday morning following a verbal stand-off with the club. It started after someone in Banner’s crew […]

  Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders walked out of an on-camera interview yesterday when he a reporter started grilling him about his wife. Reports say the question was about Sanders’ wife Jane having a meeting with an outspoken racist in Arizona. Check out what his response was here. [Gawker] Earlier this week, a power cable inside Washington D.C’s […]

It’s safe to say that Drake has taken the art of hip-hop beef to another level. The Toronto rapper reminded the world that his issues with Meek Mill are nowhere close to being over. During last night’s Landmark Festival in D.C., Drizzy let the crowd know who’s running things. The audience began chanting “Fuck Meek Mill” and […]

Dr. Olivia Hooker, the first African-American woman to actively enroll in the U.S. Coast Guard, was honored last week with not one, but two commemorative namesakes at the Guard’s training facilities. The 100-year-old pioneer was honored in Staten Island at the USCG station on Thursday. A dining hall in the facility was named after Dr. Hooker, […]

The official lineup for Broccoli City Festival 2015 in Washington, DC has been announced, and this year’s headliner is Erykah Badu. The BC Fest takes place on April 25th at the Gateway Pavilion DC in the capital city, and features a headlining performance from the “Tyrone” singer, as well as some more of our favorites. […]

Authorities have not yet decided if Bruce Jenner should be prosecuted for vehicular manslaughter. Most recently, photos of Bruce talking on the phone while driving have surfaced. Authorities say this isn’t helping his case. [TMZ] The oldest married couple in Rockland County will be celebrating their birthdays this weekend, with a combined age of 212. The husband […]

Activist groups nationwide took to the streets on the first Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday since the police killings that left multiple unarmed black men dead last year to walk in the civil rights icon’s footsteps and invoke the same call for justice Dr. King did during the 1960s. It’s a disheartening parallel — […]