#TMPCHECKOUT: What's Going on D.C.? | Welcome Back to Season 3! Celebrating Women's Month!
Welcome back! First, let’s wish all the epic women out there a ‘Happy Women’s Month.’ It’s like a good Sunday soul food dinner, and it’s time to get full! Full of culture, art, and epic DMV news. So, let’s start with politics. President Biden said what he said. Let’s take a quick look at the attached tweet. Is he right or wrong? Also, in politics, D.C. Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie reintroduced a bill Monday regarding our reparations. It would create a task force for researching and building a framework that benefits Black Americans. Metro announced a change for stroller policy this week and stated they are preparing to restart automatic train operation for the first time since 2009. word on the street is D.C. drivers can’t park. The D.C. Department of Motor Vehicles says that the failure rate has increased since the city added parallel parking back to its driving test in 2021! Conversely, D.C. law will allow drivers to renew their licenses even if they have outstanding parking tickets. A white law student sues Howard University for $2 million, alleging he faced racial discrimination. Meanwhile, the Walmart on H St is closing on March 31st. They said they did not meet financial expectations, but I say they did not meet security expectations because folks were stealing! In sports, the Howard University swim team are champions for the first time in three decades. In soccer, D.C.’s Little Bacon Bear becomes the official DJ for DC United. Word on the street is that our Little Bacon played soccer in her past. Let’s move on to entertainment. Congratulations to Baltimore’s own Pinky Cole, as Black Enterprise named her the “New American Dream.” Let’s keep it in Baltimore. Jess Hilarious says Master P needs to pay up. Take a look at BridgeTV. Bowie State University’s Justina Miles did the ASL at the Super Bowl halftime with Rihanna. Check her interview out on CBS via BridgeTV. Virginia’s own Pharrell Williams was named the new Men’s Creative Director at Louis Vuitton. Mya and Rico Nasty are on tour, while Ari Lennox will perform live at “Jazz in the Gardens” this weekend. Cordae releases his official Puma-Hi Level collection. Take a look now. Let’s end things with what is happening around town. The Washingtonian announces the 100 Very Best Restaurants for 2023. Bowie State University is calling for entries. Amazon is pausing construction on its Pentagon City campus due to workforce cuts. Lastly, MadeCon is back on April 8th! Well, there you have it, ladies and gentlemen. You now know “What's Going On D.C.” for this week. Follow me @TheMediaPrince on everything, and follow the hashtag #WGODC.