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There has been a lot of talk and media attention about the debate over how to address the dropout issue in America¹s schools. On Tuesday February 18, 2014, community members and educational stakeholders from the DC area gathered at WHUT’s Television Studios for the American Graduate Community Town Hall. NPR’s Michel Martin moderated as educators, community leaders and students gathered to [...]
Thank you for attending our American Graduate Community Town Hall. You can watch the American Graduate Community Town Hall will premiere Tuesday March 5th at 8pm on WHUT-TV and WHUT Online.
Washington D.C. Kids in Grades K-3 Encouraged to Submit Original Stories The PBS Kids Writers Contest is open to any child in grades K-3 who wants to write and illustrate their own story. Submit your story to WHUT for judging and a chance to win cool prizes! Local winning stories will be submitted to the [...]
20 sec Delay at start of video. Article Taken From The Washington Post Judy Smith, the inspiration for Olivia Pope, talks about life amid ‘Scandal’ BY THE RELIABLE SOURCE December 9 at 6:00 am Judy Smith walked into a New York bank last week wearing a black suit and her signature white overcoat. A woman standing [...]
A Panel Discusion Hosted by Ed Gordon, With Special Guest, Senior Advisor to The President, Valerie Jarrett. In 2008 then senator Barack Obama did what many said was impossible. He campaigned on change and united a group of minority, independent and disenchanted status quo voters who ushered him into office making him the Nation’s first [...]
By Ben Pershing, of the Washington Post, Thursday, February 28, 2:01 PM Barring a miracle, it appears Congress will be unable to avert sharp budget cuts set to hit Friday. But Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) will at least try to soften the blow a bit, using her own paycheck. The Constitution says lawmakers can’t cut their own pay mid-Congress, so [...]
A statue of civil rights icon Rosa Parks was unveiled in the U.S. Capitol’s Statuary Hall. Parks was the first woman and only the second African-American to lie in state in the rotunda after she died in 2005. Gwen Ifill reports on the ceremony. Watch Rosa Parks Immortalized With Statue at U.S. Capitol on PBS. [...]
More Than A Month Encore! Programming: Filmmaker Shukree Tilghman proposes whether it’s time to end Black History Month in his film, “More Than a Month.” Available until March 3, 2013. Watch More Than a Month on PBS. See more from Independent Lens.
BY: CHRISTINA BELLANTONI AND TERENCE BURLIJ President Obama took a place in history Monday as the second commander in chief to take the oath of office four times, and paused to gaze upon a massive crowd waving American flags to celebrate his second term. It was a moment in time, the punctuation mark following an inaugural address that [...]