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Historic Unveiling of Frederick Douglass Portrait at Governor’s Mansion in Md.

Posted September 23, 2014 by WHUT Howard University Television

The portrait, the first of an African American to grace the halls of the residence, was done by renowned portraitist Simmie Knox, who is also the first black American to be commissioned for a presidential portrait. BY: BREANNA EDWARDS of TheRoot.com Posted: Sept. 16 2014 11:34 AM When Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley first moved into the historic Government […]

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Irreverent and unapologetic comedian Joan Rivers dies at 81

Posted September 4, 2014 by WHUT Howard University Television

BY COLLEEN SHALBY September 4, 2014 at 3:22 PM EDT on PBS NewsHour Comedian and television star Joan Rivers, known for her no-holds-barred approach to comedy, has died, her family said in a statement. She was 81. Joan Rivers began a career in stand-up comedy in the 1950s, a time when females were exceedingly rare in […]

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Statement From The Office of the President Wayne A.I. Fredrick, Regarding the Orlando, FL Tragedy.

Posted June 14, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

June 13, 2016 Howard University Community, The Howard University family and community grieve for the victims of the shooting in Orlando, Florida. We stand in solidarity with the members of the LGBTQ community against hate and intolerance. Intolerance of one group is intolerance of all. Our students, some of whom identify as LGBTQ, must be […]

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Riots erupt in Baltimore as thousands mourn Freddie Gray

Posted April 28, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

BY JASMINE WRIGHT  April 27, 2015 at 3:57 PM EDT  | Updated: Apr 27, 2015 at 5:44 PM Residents watch as protesters clash with police near Mondawmin Mall after Freddie Gray’s funeral in Baltimore April 27, 2015. Seven Baltimore police officers were injured on Monday as rioters threw bricks and stones and burned patrol cars in violent protests after the […]

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Pennsylvania Voter ID Law Blocked for Nov. Election

Posted October 2, 2012 by WHUT Howard University Television

A judge said today that Pennsylvania’s new voter ID law cannot take effect until after the Nov. 6 presidential election, meaning that voters in this swing state won’t yet have to show ID at the polls. In his ruling, Judge Robert Simpson said that the state had improved the system to issue voter IDs, but […]

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Watch Here! Election 2016: Democratic Debate

Posted February 11, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

Join WHUR’s Mo Ivory, for an engaging conversation with a few of Howard University’s current and rising leaders about the issues relevant to communities of color in this year’s presidential election. Keep the conversation going via social media:  @WHUT, #WHUTTV, #WHUTElection2016 Special Guests Ron Harris, Journalist, Editor, Howard University News Service Yanick Rice Lamb, Associate Professor/ Chair, […]

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Julian Bond, former NAACP chairman and civil rights leader, dies at 75

Posted August 17, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. — Julian Bond, a major figure in the 1960s civil rights movement who served as a longtime board chairman of the NAACP, died Saturday night, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. He was 75. Bond died in Fort Walton Beach, Florida after a brief illness, the SPLC said in a […]

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In Memory of Ruby Dee – Actress, Playwrighter, Screenwriter, Journalist and Activist

Posted June 12, 2014 by WHUT Howard University Television

Ruby Dee (October 27, 1922 – June 11, 2014) Civil rights activist and actress Ruby Dee has died at age 91, Dee’s daughter Nora Davis Day confirmed Thursday. Day said her mother passed away Wednesday night at home in New Rochelle, New York. Dee acted on the Broadway stage and the silver screen. In 1961, she […]

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Has LinkedIn Crossed an Ethical Line?

Posted August 20, 2013 by WHUT Howard University Television

The social networking site has begun promoting some services for job seekers that are of questionable value   A recent Ask The Headhunter article by Nick Corcodilos on the PBS NewsHour website had this provocative headline: “Is LinkedIn Cheating Employers and Job Seekers Alike?” As a longtime fan of LinkedIn, the standard bearer for online professional networking, I found […]

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News Wrap: Health care law surpassed original goal of 7 million enrolled, White House says

Posted April 2, 2014 by WHUT Howard University Television

In our news wrap Tuesday, more than 7 million people have signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, despite technical glitches on HealthCare.gov during its rollout and the rush leading up to the enrollment deadline. Also, NATO ordered a halt to all civilian and military cooperation with Russia, and agreed to consider […]

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What’s behind Obama’s campaign to limit bulk data collection by the NSA

Posted March 26, 2014 by WHUT Howard University Television

President Obama announced that he wants Congress to stop the National Security Agency from gathering bulk phone records and holding them for five years. What’s at stake in the president’s push to limit the scope of U.S. surveillance? Gwen Ifill talks to Kate Martin of the Center for National Security Studies and Gary Schmitt of […]

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View Highlights And Winners From Film Fest DC 2016

Posted April 25, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

FFDC30 Celebrates 30 Years of Great Movies: April 14-24 Filmfest DC celebrates its 30th anniversary with a new lineup of features, documentaries, and shorts representing the best cinema from around the globe. This year’s highlights include: Thrillers (Trust No One), Comedies (The Lighter Side), Social Justice films (Justice Matters), Films from Cuba (Cine Cubano), Films […]

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Watch Here! A Capitol Fourth, Live Broadcast and Online Stream

Posted July 1, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

Join host Tom Bergeron for our country’s 240th birthday festivities, with performances by Smokey Robinson, Kenny Loggins, Gavin DeGraw, Cassadee Pope, Amber Riley, Jackie Evancho, Sutton Foster and the Broadway cast of ON YOUR FEET! with the NSO. A CAPITOL FOURTH airs live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol before an audience of […]

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Did You Miss The Presidential Webcast? Watch It Here!

Posted September 2, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

President Frederick will engage Alumni and Friends of the University in a webcast hosted by broadcast journalist Ed Gordon. The discussion will center around his vision for strengthening Howard University.  

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New Episode! New View With Ed Gordon – Watch Here!

Posted February 25, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

WHUT’s New View with Ed Gordon is a fresh approach to discussion television.  Hosted by award-winning journalist Ed Gordon, the hour-long program will feature one-on-one interviews with newsmakers as well as insight from a diverse cadre of panelists with disparate points-of-view.  With a combination of news analysis,  hot topics and feature stories, the program will delve into […]

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Watch Here! New View with Ed Gordon

Posted November 1, 2014 by WHUT Howard University Television

WHUT’s new talk show New View provides a fresh, diverse, and multi-cultural discussion on a variety of today’s most intriguing topics    During its premier episode, veteran journalist and show host Ed Gordon, along with his expert guests, address the mid-term elections, the Ebola scare,  the changing complexion of television and much more.  If you’re tired of the same old point-of-view […]

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Social Security, Treasury target taxpayers for their parents’ decades-old debts

Posted April 15, 2014 by WHUT Howard University Television

This week on the Rock Newman Show, Mary Grice, the woman featured in the Washington Post article “Social Security, Treasury target taxpayers for their parents’ decades-old debts”, along with her attorney Robert Vogel, and Senior Editor from the Washington Post Marc Fisher. Article From Washington Post By Marc Fisher, Published: April 10 A few weeks […]

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Watch the final presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump

Posted October 20, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

What to watch for in the final presidential debate: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump were dead even in the polls entering the first presidential debate. Now, as the candidates prepare to face off in their final debate on Wednesday night in Las Vegas, Clinton has a solid lead in national polls and several battleground states. […]

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In Memory of Dr. Maya Angelou, American Poet Laureate, Activist, and Educator. 1928-2014

Posted May 28, 2014 by WHUT Howard University Television

Global Renaissance Woman Dr. Maya Angelou is one of the most renowned and influential voices of our time. Hailed as a global renaissance woman, Dr. Angelou is a celebrated poet, memoirist, novelist, educator, dramatist, producer, actress, historian, filmmaker, and civil rights activist. Born on April 4th, 1928, in St. Louis, Missouri, Dr. Angelou was raised […]

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Lawmakers Call for New Gun Rules

Posted December 19, 2012 by WHUT Howard University Television

As funerals continued for shooting victims in Newtown, Conn., the White House and congressional leaders called for new gun legislation. Gwen Ifill speaks with Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., a strong supporter of the Second Amendment, who explained that while there may be no easy solution, “Enough is enough.” Watch Pro Gun Rights Sen. Warner Says […]

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