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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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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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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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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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President Wayne A.I. Fredrick featured in CaribNation Interview

Posted November 19, 2014 by WHUT Howard University Television

The Howard University Board of Trustees voted in 2014 to appoint Wayne A. I. Frederick, M.D., MBA, FACS, as the University’s 17th President. Frederick, a Trinidadian, has served as the University’s interim president since October 2013. A respected scholar, surgeon, researcher and administrator, he previously served as Howard’s Provost and Chief Academic Officer, charged with […]

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The Daily Drum Special: Domestic Terrorism In Black and Blue

Posted April 6, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

THE INCIDENTS GRIP THE HEADLINES FAR TOO OFTEN. WHETHER IT’S A MASS SHOOTING AT A CHURCH…. OR THE POLICE KILLING OF AN UNARMED TEEN…. SOME SAY BOTH TRAGIC INCIDENTS ARE FORMS OF DOMESTIC TERRORISM…BUT ARE THEY REALLY?  

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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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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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Watch #ARTICO Here!

Posted April 5, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

The Greater DC Metro Area — the place for politics, policy, and power.  Yet, also the place for the Strathmore, Artomatic, Twins Jazz Club, Joe’s Movement Emporium and Synetic Theatre.  Watch WHUT’s new show ARTICO and discover all the great cultural and entertainment  offerings in our area – from the offbeat to the familiar.  ARTICO […]

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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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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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“The District” Wins WHUT My Big Show, Q&A with Producer Director Will McKinley

Posted May 2, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

What drove you to storytelling, and visual storytelling specifically? Funny story, I’ve always had a big imagination as a kid to the point where I really didn’t need toys to make a story come to life. I remember being grounded as a kid and my Dad took away all of my toys for a few […]

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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 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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Interview With Dr. Wayne A.I. Fredrick on Growth Talk TV

Posted May 10, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

Duvalier Malone interviews Dr. Frederick for the show “Growth Talk TV”. During this interview, host Duvalier Malone and Dr. Frederick discuss the state of HBCU’s.

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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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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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#BlackLivesMatter-Protect and Serve! A WHUT Multimedia Campaign

Posted July 14, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

Following the Dallas police massacre and in light of multiple shooting deaths of black men at the hands of police, WHUT has begun a multi-media campaign to raise awareness of the #BlackLivesMatter movement to confront police brutality and injustice, as well as highlight the importance of mutual respect and understanding among ALL individuals – including […]

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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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WHUT in the Community: 2015 Capital Pride Parade

Posted June 20, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

View Highlights of WHUT at the 2015 Capital Pride Parade. About The Capital Pride Festival Capital Pride is the producer of the Capital Pride Festival, the annual celebration of the metropolitan DC area’s LGBTA community and partners. Each June, Capital Pride presents nearly two weeks of events to celebrate the diversity of the DC area […]

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