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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 […]
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 […]
As a self-described “Cultural Memory Specialist,”Anthony Browder shares and celebrates ancient African history has it really happened rather than the distorted image that the media portrays. He talks about his resource center and how you can join his excavation trips into ancient Egyptian royal tombs. Watch Previous Episodes Here
On June 21, 2011, the DC Council confirmed Kaya Henderson as Chancellor of DC Public Schools. A native of Mt. Vernon, N.Y., Henderson was born on July 1, 1970, and attended Mt. Vernon public schools, where she graduated from Mt. Vernon High School with honors. Henderson was strongly influenced by her late mother, Kathleen Henderson, […]
April Ryan, a 30-year journalism veteran, has been the White House correspondent for American Urban Radio Networks (AURN) since January of 1997, covering three Presidents. Along with daily responsibilities at the White House, Ryan hosts the daily feature, The White House Report, which is broadcast to AURN’s nearly 475 affiliated stations nationwide. Ryan also has […]
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, […]
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 […]
B. Doyle Mitchell Jr. On The Next Rock Newman Show
Lt. Governor Anthony Brown and MD Delegate Jolene Ivey join us on The Rock Newman Show. Watch Here! About Lt. Governor Anthony Brown Maryland Lieutenant Governor Anthony G. Brown has dedicated his life to public service. He understands that in these difficult times, Maryland needs leaders who are willing to stand up, sacrifice their own […]
Dr. Umar Abdullah-Johnson is a Certified School Psychologist who practices privately throughout Pennsylvania and lectures throughout the country. Umar is a blood relative of Frederick Douglass, the great Black abolitionist and orator. As a school psychologist Umar evaluates children ages 3-21 in an effort to determine if they have educational disabilities and a need for special education […]
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.
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.
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 […]
Gaming and resort industry veteran Lorenzo Creighton rejoined MGM Resorts in October 2012 to serve as the property president. A veteran of the gaming industry and MGM Resorts, Mr. Creighton will focus on the company’s efforts in developing markets in the eastern U.S. Mr. Creighton brings the perspective of his extensive experience, both as an […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Featuring Attorney Benjamin Crump 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 […]
Watch Vocal Point, African Genealogy, Finding Present-Day Meaning In Our Distant Past India Arie, Tom Joyner, Representative John Lewis –just some of the many celebrities who’ve joined hundreds of everyday African Americans to embrace the growing phenomenon of DNA sequencing and traced their Ancestral Roots to specific present-day countries on the African continent. On the next […]