There is a new school in Baltimore that uses video games to give disadvantaged students careers in video game development and design. They recently received news coverage for their efforts. Urban Video Game Academy featured on CBS, WJZ-TV from Mikey Digital on Vimeo. Here is a list of their objectives. 1. better prepare disadvantaged youth […]
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A powerful new earthquake struck Haiti on Wednesday, shaking rubble from damaged buildings and sending screaming people running into the streets only eight days after the country’s capital was devastated by an apocalyptic quake.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Scores of U.S. troops landed on the lawn of Haiti’s shattered presidential palace Tuesday to the cheers by quake victims eager for reinforcements in the sluggish global effort to bring food, water and shelter to the devastated country. Thousands more U.S. troops are on the way and the U.N. Security Council was […]
Via urbaninformer.com Mayor Sheila Dixon will resign on February 4th. This is the same date that reportedly Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will be acting as Mayor. Dixon will have to sell the furs and donate the proceeds to Bea Gaddy mission; She has agreed to give $45000 to Bea Gaddy organization and the proceeds from the coats […]
From USA Today Outgoing Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine hosted his last call-in radio show this morning and greeted a guest who employed a surprise moniker: “Barry from DC.” Turned out to be none other than Pennsylvania Avenue resident Barack Obama. “Barry” dialed in to “Ask The Governor” to pay tribute to the man he almost […]
From the Washington City Paper: According to an eyewitness, a D.C. Police detective (pictured above with gun) went nuts after kids pelted his Hummer with snowballs at 14th and U Streets NW over the weekend. The veteran detective got out of his car and eventually grabbed for his gun, displaying it to the crowd. He […]
WASHINGTON — The City Council voted Tuesday to legalize gay marriage, giving supporters a victory after a string of recent defeats elsewhere and sending the issue to Congress, which has final say over laws in the nation’s capital. Mayor Adrian Fenty has promised to sign the bill, which passed 11-2, and gay couples could begin […]