Persia’s Picks

The Biden administration is at it again!  They announced Wednesday the forgiveness of $1.2 billion in student debt for nearly 153,000 borrowers. However not everyone is eligible, you must be enrolled in the new repayment program, called the Saving on a Valuable Education, or SAVE, plan. The relief will go to borrowers who have been […]

Baltimore County police have announced that the investigating involving Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Zay Flowers is now closed. This is following a domestic violence event that allegedly took place in Owings Mills, Maryland. The NFL said last week it was in the “early stages” of looking into the matter, and Flowers was  subject to a […]

Nicki Minaj is gearing up for her “Pink Friday 2” tour and while she has already added Monica, it seems like she is ready to add even more spice. Nicki Minaj hopped on her Instagram live and asked fans to hit up Katt Williams for him to join her on tour too! “I know that […]

A judge has heard Marilyn Mosby’s  arguments on her motion to acquit her in the mortgage fraud, however the judge as decided to deny her request. Mosby now faces a maximum of 40 years in prison, but it’s unlikely she will receive the full time. A sentencing hearing for Mosby is scheduled for May 23, but […]

Baltimore City has landed a multi-million dollar deal to purchase two hotels to house homeless residents as an emergency shelter.  Sleep Inn and Suites located at 300 N. Front Street; the Holiday Inn Express located at 221 N. Gay Street and 332 N. Front Street; and the parking lot located between these two hotels at […]

Nicki Minaj is heading on the road for her Pink Friday 2 Tour and we now know she’s not going alone! During an appearance on The Jennifer Hudson Show, Monica confirmed she’ll be included on the tour as well. During her announcement Monica thanked Nicki for  acknowledging the significance of her career, and even called the […]

Lamar Jackson is the MVP! Baltimore Ravens QB has been named the NFL MVP for the second time in his career, making history. After previously winner MVP in 2019, Lamar is now the 11th player in the NFL to win the award two or more times. He was a unanimous winner for the 2019 season […]

Kia and Hyundai owners have been a huge target for car thieves in the Baltimore area, and due to the high demand HCPD is trying to help. Authorities are taking the extra mile to help you find your vehicle if it is ever stolen, by using an Apple AirTag or Samsung Galaxy SmartTag. Free wheel […]

Although our Ravens aren’t going to the Super Bowl we can still grab some freebies from Chipotle! In honor of the Super Bowl on Feb. 11, Chipotle is offering a free small side of Queso Blanco with any entrée purchase for an entire week. The deal starts Feb. 5, and can be used once a […]

Transit Equity Day is observed nationwide on the birthday of Rosa Parks and The Maryland Department of Transportation will celebrate in a big way! They’re kicking off Transit Equity Day with free rides all day on Sunday February 4th.  This includes all transportation services such as Local Bus, Light Rail, Metro Subway, MARC Train, Mobility […]

The legendary director Spike Lee is doing something huge for the students at Morgan State University! Spike Lee’s production company, 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks, has partnered with MSU’s School of Global Journalism and Communication to launch the eight week internship. The intern will go to either Los Angeles or New York City and […]

The U.S. Department of State has issued a new warning for  travelers headed to  Jamaica and the Bahamas. Per the U.S Department of State the new travel advisory is due to, “Violent crimes, such as home invasions, armed robberies, sexual assaults, and homicides, are common. Sexual assaults occur frequently, including at all-inclusive resorts.” The travel […]