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AFI Docs Film Festival – June 22-26, 2016, Tickets On Sale Now! Proud Media Sponsor, WHUT

Posted May 20, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

AFI DOCS is the nation’s documentary film festival known for showcasing the best in documentary filmmaking from the US and around the world. AFI DOCS is also the only film festival in the United States that offers the unique opportunity to connect film audiences with national opinion leaders, filmmakers and intriguing film subjects. With conversations […]

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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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WHUT in the Community: The Nakba Museum Project of Memory and Hope

Posted June 25, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

The Nakba Museum Project of Memory and Hope aims to present a comprehensive story of the Nakba.  The exhibit features paintings by Palestinian artists living in refugee camps; comprehensive exhibition about the flight and expulsion of Palestinians in 1948; photographs of nonviolent resistance and everyday life in the West Bank and Gaza; and eyewitness testimonials […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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