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Norton to donate pay during sequester to help federal workers

Posted February 28, 2013 by WHUT Howard University Television

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 […]

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Community

WHUT in the Community – The 2nd Annual Literacy Extravaganza

Posted July 7, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

Octo Consulting Group hosted the 2nd Literacy Extravaganza at Smothers Elementary School in Ward 7. The event was designed to promote summer reading at under performing schools. The event consisted of staff and volunteers packing summer literacy kits, giving away books and a special visit from the popular PBS KIDS character SUPER WHY, courtesy of WHUT. The event also […]

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Makers of DC: Howard Trailblazers

Posted July 1, 2013 by WHUT Howard University Television

Makers : Howard Trailblazers is a series of vignettes centered around motivating and inspiring future “Makers” within the local community. What started off as a panel of distinguished faculty at Howard University discussing issues spiraling from the Makers documentary, became a collection of vignettes that enabled these dynamic woman to delve into the stories behind […]

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The 2015 PBS Kids Writers Contest Winners

Posted June 18, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

WHUT hosted the PBS KIDS Writers Contest Ceremony at our studios on Saturday, May 30th. More than 100 children, parents, teachers, principals and community members attended the event. Congratulations to all the students that participated, your stories were inspiring! WHUT’s 2015 PBS Kids Writers Contest Winners: Kindergarten: 1st – Adelyn Kennard 2nd – Niara Nandi […]

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American Graduate Student Film Festival Winners

Posted March 27, 2013 by WHUT Howard University Television

WHUT’s Anacostia Digital Media Arts Club, under the leadership of American Graduate Fellow Tyrell Vaughn, produced the American Graduate Student Film Festival’s winning video, Be the Change.  Be the Change‘s powerful message of adult mentors being the change they want to see in students and empowering them to stay in school resonated with a broad […]

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Community

Introducing Indie Lens Pop-Up – A Neighborhood Indie Film Screening Series

Posted September 3, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

About Indie Lens Pop-Up Indie Lens Pop-Up is a neighborhood series that brings people together for film screenings and community-driven conversations. Featuring documentaries seen on the PBS series Independent Lens, Indie Lens Pop-Up draws local residents, leaders, and organizations to discuss what matters most, from newsworthy topics to family and relationships. Make friends, share stories, […]

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Arts & Culture

Howard University Jazz Week, April 7-12

Posted April 1, 2014 by WHUT Howard University Television

Join THe Howard University Department of Music for an exciting week of performances, lectures, films and masterclasses celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month, America’s Jazz Heritage and our Distinguished Jazz Alumni! Except where noted *, Jazz Week events are held in Childers Recital Hall, Lulu Vere Childers Hall (Fine Arts Bldg), Room 3001, and are free and open […]

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Community

WHUT In The Community – Joy-Ann Reid Book Reading

Posted September 23, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

Joy-Ann Reid is an MSNBC national correspondent appearing regularly on prime-time programs including Hardball with Chris Matthews and The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell. She is the former managing editor of TheGrio.com, and has written columns for the New York Times, the Miami Herald, the Sun-Sentinel, Salon.com, and the South Florida Times. Read more about […]

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Watch The American Graduate Teacher Town Hall Meeting Online!

Posted July 9, 2012 by WHUT Howard University Television

The DC Teacher Town Hall was hosted by WAMU’s Matt McCleskey on June 5, 2012 at the WHUT Television studios on the Howard University campus. The lively discussion serves as a catalyst to generate new conversations about education today and the realities faced by local teachers. Thank you to all of the DC Metro educators […]

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What Is Affordable Housing? New documentary explores this question.

Posted April 21, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

Manna’s Housing Advocacy Team (HAT) presents “What is Affordable Housing?” This film explores DC residents’ views on what affordable housing is and how everyone is connected to it whether they need it or not. The film tends to be heavy on homeownership, one type of housing along the continuum of affordable housing. Those interviewed include college students, […]

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January is American Graduate Mentor Month – Learn More and Meet WHUTs Local Partners

Posted January 22, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

  The first month of the new year is a time for keeping up with resolutions and possibly making a fresh start with new adventures such as helping someone young. January is National Mentoring Month, which takes time to celebrate and recognize those who are helping youth. It’s also the time to understand the purpose […]

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Howard v. Morehouse 3rd Annual AT&T Nation’s Football Classic Ticket Sales Begin Friday

Posted May 8, 2013 by WHUT Howard University Television

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Rachel Mann Communications Specialist 202.238.2631 rachel.mann@howard.edu http://www.howard.edu/newsroom/ Teri Washington, Events DC (202) 494-5737 Howard v. Morehouse 3rd Annual AT&T Nation’s Football Classic Ticket Sales Begin Friday Early bird tickets available for a limited time; Promotional room rates at Marriott properties for Classic weekend also begin Friday WASHINGTON (April 30, 2013) […]

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Community

WHUT in the Community: The 2015 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards Gala

Posted June 30, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

Watch highlights of the 2015 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards Gala, featuring Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon and Linda Sarsour.  Hosted by Anqoinette Crosby of Vocal Point. YWCA USA celebrated the incredible achievements of extraordinary leaders who serve as role models for women and girls at the Women of Distinction Awards Gala on June 5, at 6 pm at […]

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“Revolutions, Reforms & Leaders” with a screening of The Black Panthers: Vanguard of The Revolution TONIGHT (Feb 11) at 6p

Posted February 11, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

Congressional Black Caucus presents “Revolutions, Reforms & Leaders” with a screening of The Black Panthers: Vanguard of The Revolution TONIGHT (Feb 11) at 6p, Capitol Visitors Center (Auditorium).   Panel: filmmaker Stanley Nelson, Omar Barbour, Eugene Puryear, moderated by April P. Ryan, American Urban Radio. Hosts: Rep. G.K. Butterfield, Rep. Barbara Lee, Rep. Bobby Rush.   RSVP (required) on Eventbrite: Click Here To RSVP

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Arts & Culture

Three New Looks on the National Mall

Posted June 14, 2012 by WHUT Howard University Television

The National Mall here in Washington, D.C., is indeed a national treasure, but it’s one that is in some disrepair. The Trust for the National Mall has just held a competition to design three new sections in oft-neglected areas on the Mall. The winners were announced Thursday (May 3 2012). I spoke to Caroline Cunningham, president of […]

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2014 PBS Online Film Festival

Posted June 24, 2014 by WHUT Howard University Television

The annual PBS Online Film Festival is here! Beginning June 16th and ending July 31st, this festival gives PBS viewers and fans the chance to watch innovative and inspiring short films! Never experienced the annual PBS Online Film Festival? Join us this year! PBS will showcase 26 different films on their website ranging from 6-22minutes […]

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Take The Post Survey For the WHUT Community Town Hall

Posted February 11, 2014 by WHUT Howard University Television

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.      

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2014 Howard University Opening Convocation

Posted September 26, 2014 by WHUT Howard University Television

President Frederick to Deliver Opening Convocation Address WASHINGTON (September 18, 2014) – Howard University’s 17th President, Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick, will deliver the 147th Opening Convocation address on Friday, Sept. 26, at 11 a.m. in Cramton Auditorium. He was unanimously appointed president by the Board of Trustees on July 22, 2014.The Opening Convocation at Howard University […]

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Business & Money

Money Lessons From Hurricane Sandy

Posted November 2, 2012 by WHUT Howard University Television

Having an emergency kit is important, but that’s not all you need when disaster strikes I thought I was prepared for Hurricane Sandy. I was wrong, and consequently learned two important money lessons that you should know about being fully ready for a superstorm or other natural disaster. Having heard the dire predictions, I followed my own […]

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The 2015 PBS Online Film Festival

Posted June 16, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

The PBS Online Film Festival returns for its 4th year this summer from June 15 through July 17, 2015. Since its launch in 2012, the PBS Online Film Festival has featured diverse films from PBS member stations, POV and collaborations with public television producers, including the Center for Asian American Media, Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB), […]

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