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Watch The WHUT American Graduate Community Town Hall Here And Take The Survey

Posted March 5, 2014 by WHUT Howard University Television

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 […]

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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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Did You Miss The Presidential Webcast? Click Here to Watch!

Posted October 11, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

The Presidential Webcast, with Dr. Wayne A.I. Fredrick. Filmed October 11 with moderator Calvin Hadley.

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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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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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Youth and Police: Finding Common Ground Convening and Town Hall with Attorney General

Posted October 11, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

Youth and Police: Finding Common Ground Convening and Town Hall with Attorney General

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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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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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#WHUTTV In The Community – DCPNI Back To School

Posted October 14, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

  About DCPNI Across America, people in marginalized communities are unable to access the health, education and employment opportunities they need to thrive. Left unaddressed, this lack of opportunity is passed on from one generation to the next, creating a cycle of poverty that is wasting potential and costing lives. DCPNI is working to end […]

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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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