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Judy Smith, Inspiration Behind Olivia Pope, on the Rock Newman Show. Watch Here!

Posted December 10, 2013 by Michael Cadenhead

20 sec Delay at start of video. Article Taken From The Washington Post Judy Smith, the inspiration for Olivia Pope, talks about life amid ‘Scandal’ BY THE RELIABLE SOURCE December 9 at 6:00 am Judy Smith walked into a New York bank last week wearing a black suit and her signature white overcoat. A woman standing […]

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Debbie Allen on The Rock Newman Show

Posted July 7, 2014 by Michael Cadenhead

On this episode of the Rock Newman Show – actress, choreographer and producer Debbie Allen is more than a triple threat. Her work on stage, film and television have garnered her multiple Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe Award and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She’ll share her journey from growing up in Texas, to her […]

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Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick on The Rock Newman Show

Posted September 17, 2014 by Michael Cadenhead

On a special episode of The Rock Newman Show, Dr. Wayne A.I. Fredrick talks about the past, present and future of Howard University. Watch The Full Episode Here About Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick Wayne A. I. Frederick, M.D., MBA, FACS (born June 17, 1971) is a U.S. physician and academic. He was appointed president of Howard […]

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The African Americans: Many Rivers To Cross – Season Marathon, Saturday Dec 27 at 1:30pm

Posted December 16, 2014 by Michael Cadenhead

This six-hour series chronicles the full sweep of African-American history, from the origins of slavery on the African continent through more than four centuries of remarkable historic events up to the present. Presented and written by Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the series draws on some of America’s top historians and heretofore untapped primary […]

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Tim Wise, Author of “White Like Me” on The Rock Newman Show

Posted December 11, 2014 by Michael Cadenhead

Tim Wise, whom scholar and philosopher Cornel West calls, “A vanilla brother in the tradition of (abolitionist) John Brown,” is among the nation’s most prominent antiracist essayists and educators. He has spent the past 20 years speaking to audiences in all 50 states, on over 1000 college and high school campuses, at hundreds of professional […]

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Congressman Elijah Cummings on The Rock Newman Show

Posted November 26, 2014 by Michael Cadenhead

Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings Congressman Elijah E. Cummings was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, where he still resides today. He obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Howard University, serving as Student Government President and graduating Phi Beta Kappa, and then graduated from the University of Maryland School of Law. Congressman Cummings has […]

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Dr. Melanye Maclin & Nichelle Gainer On The Rock Newman Show

Posted November 19, 2014 by Michael Cadenhead

Dr. Melanye Maclin Dermatologist Melanye Maclin, M.D., aka “Dr Mac” founded Innovative Hair Technology, Inc. in September 1999 based in Maryland. She created the research and product development company through determination based on her early childhood medical interest in hair and skin. Dr. Maclin’s initial efforts were towards the research of natural nutrients for hair […]

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Gene Kilroy on The Rock Newman Show

Posted December 4, 2014 by Michael Cadenhead

They say behind every boxer is a great team. Business manager and facilitator Gene Kilroy was the linchpin in Muhammad Ali’s team.  Kilroy was the brains behind the 1974 “Rumble in the Jungle” when Ali defeated George Foreman to become the heavy weight champion for a 2nd time. Kilroy visits The Rock Newman Show to discuss […]

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Watch “America After Ferguson” here!

Posted September 26, 2014 by Michael Cadenhead

AMERICA AFTER FERGUSON on PBS to Examine the Issues Surrounding the Events in Ferguson, Missouri AMERICA AFTER FERGUSON, a one-hour town hall meeting exploring the many issues brought into public discourse in the wake of Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, Missouri. Moderated by Gwen Ifill, PBS NEWSHOUR co-anchor and managing editor and moderator and managing […]

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Kenny WIlliams and Zoraida Sambolin on The Rock Newman Show

Posted October 22, 2014 by Michael Cadenhead

Power couple Kenny Williams and Zoraida Sambolin are not ones to back down from a challenge.  In 2000, Kenny Williams became the first black general manager for the Chicago White Sox.  And Zoraida Sambolin talked her way into her first news position in 2002. So when Zoraida was diagnosed with breast cancer, they did what […]

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Watch The Documentary “I Didnt Know” On WHUT

Posted December 4, 2014 by Michael Cadenhead

In January of 2009, Ron Minor, The Producer/ Director of the film “I Didn’t Know” visited his doctor for a routine physical and discovered his kidneys were failing.  Family and friends were tested to see if they could donate theirs, but, amazingly, it was his wife, Kathy, who turned out to be the perfect match […]

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Watch the latest episode of Vocal Point here!

Posted September 29, 2014 by Michael Cadenhead

Sickle Cell: Living It, Treating It, Curing It Sickle cell and kidney disease, serious conditions that disproportionally impact people of color, especially those of African descent.  On the next vocal point we will look at the latest developments in treatments for these two critical diseases.

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Cora Masters Barry & Steny Hoyer on The Rock Newman Show

Posted October 30, 2014 by Michael Cadenhead

  Cora Masters Barry and Congressman Steny Hoyer. On this episode of The Rock Newman Show, two DMV icons. Philanthropist Cora Master Barry, discusses the renovation of her Tennis and Learning Center – the premier tennis facility on the East Coast.  Then, Maryland Congressman and House Minority Whip, Steny Hoyer, weighs in on the crucial, upcoming, […]

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Watch Vocal Point, Your Money: An All-Over Financial Makeover

Posted March 28, 2014 by Michael Cadenhead

  From personal savings, to homeownership, to employment, to entrepreneurship, to properly handling debt, we will give you an all-over money makeover to empower you to get—and stay–financially healthy. Featured Panelist Dr. Robert Brown, III — Howard University Professor and Author, Economic Stress: Harsh Truths and Keys to Empowerment Jeremy Cullimore, Director of Communications, Washington Area […]

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Dr. Lonise Bais on The Rock Newman Show

Posted October 2, 2014 by Michael Cadenhead

Dr. Lonise Bais Twenty-eight years after his death, Len Bias is being inducted into the Athletics Hall of Fame at the University of Maryland.  His mother, Dr. Lonise Bias, will join Rock Newman to discuss her son’s life and legacy. When Bias died in 1986 of a cocaine overdose, he had become the universities all-time […]

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Captain Tony Holder on The Rock Newman Show

Posted November 13, 2014 by Michael Cadenhead

Captain Tony Holder has been a Federal Express pilot for over 35 years. He currently captains their Boeing 777 jumbo jet – the largest twin engine jet in the world. A graduate of Howard University, Holder talks about excelling in a field that still embraces few African-Americans.

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Watch Democracy Now! at Two Additional Times

Posted May 15, 2014 by Michael Cadenhead

Watch Democracy Now at two additional times, 10pm and 2am, and as always at 6pm.                                                   To

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Watch “I Didn’t Know” Here, Produced and Directed by Ron Minor

Posted September 29, 2014 by Michael Cadenhead

In January of 2009, Ron Minor, The Producer/ Director of the film “I Didn’t Know” visited his doctor for a routine physical and discovered his kidneys were failing.  Family and friends were tested to see if they could donate theirs, but, amazingly, it was his wife, Kathy, who turned out to be the perfect match […]

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Bernadette Atuahene On The Rock Newman Show

Posted November 6, 2014 by Michael Cadenhead

Bernadette Atuahene  is an expert in law and international development. She drew on both backgrounds to write the new book “We Want What’s Ours: Learning from South Africa’s Land Restitution Program.”  In it, she asks the question – Does returned land automatically translate into returned dignity?  That’s coming up on The Rock Newman Show.  

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