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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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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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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 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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#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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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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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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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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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 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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