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Gene Kilroy on The Rock Newman Show

Posted December 4, 2014 by WHUT Howard University Television

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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Vocal Point: African Genealogy, Watch Full Episode Here!

Posted May 20, 2014 by WHUT Howard University Television

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 […]

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Watch Vocal Point – Gone To Pot: Legalizing Marijuana In The District

Posted January 5, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

During the 2014 mid-term elections, Washington, D.C. voted to legalize marijuana for all uses.  Some have lauded this result — others, particularly certain members of congress, aren’t so happy.  On the next “Vocal Point,” we’ll examine all sides of this issue and look at the next wave in anti-marijuana prohibition efforts.

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Haddis Tadesse On The Rock Newman Show – Watch Here

Posted March 16, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

The Rock Newman Show ft. Haddis Tadesse, representative to Ethiopia and the African Union for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

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Watch The Documentary “I Didnt Know” On WHUT

Posted December 4, 2014 by WHUT Howard University Television

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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The 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Watch It Here.

Posted July 18, 2014 by WHUT Howard University Television

Fifty year ago, on July 2, 1964, the Civil Rights Act became law. To commemorate this historic event, a special event was held at Howard University with Attorney General Eric Holder, Ambassador Andrew Young, Interim Howard President Dr. Wayne A. I Frederick and others in attendance. WHUT-TV was there to capture the moment and will […]

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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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Vocal Point : Paid The Crime But Still Doing Time – Tonight at 9pm

Posted April 21, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

If you ask most people what comes to mine when they hear the term criminal justice system, they say things like the police force and crime control or sentencing and the parole system. But for the returning citizen, those who have served their time and are eager to rejoin society-at-large it means much more. It […]

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Watch Vocal Point – Weighed Down: Racism, Culture, and Obesity – Watch Here!

Posted January 5, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

How discrimination, cultural messaging, marketing and food addiction impacts our ever increasing waistlines.      

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Watch Vocal Point – Black Music 2014: Style Stance and Substance Here!

Posted June 25, 2014 by WHUT Howard University Television

Black Music 2014: Style, Stance and Substance Music.  It influences politics, religion, social and philosophical perspectives.   A universal communication found in many of our everyday rituals.  Music also contributes billions of dollars to the global economy and black music is credited for a large part of those billions. During slavery, black music provided inspiration telling […]

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Rev. Dr. Jonathan Weaver and Dr. Raymon K. Nelson on the Rock Newman Show – Watch Here

Posted February 18, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

Rev. Dr. Jonathan Weaver and Dr. Raymon K. Nelson on the Rock Newman Show.

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Ted Leonsis on the Rock Newman Show – Watch Here

Posted March 20, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

Theodore John Leonsis (born January 8, 1957) is a Greek- American sports team owner, venture capital investor, filmmaker, author, and philanthropist. He is a former senior executive withAmerica Online (AOL). As the founder, chairman, and CEO of Monumental Sports & Entertainment, he is the majority owner of the National Hockey League’s Washington Capitals, the National Basketball Association’s Washington Wizards, the Women’s National Basketball Association’s Washington Mystics and the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. He is […]

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DC Chamber of Commerce, 75 Years Strong – Watch Here

Posted February 26, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television
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Debbie Allen on The Rock Newman Show

Posted July 7, 2014 by WHUT Howard University Television

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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Watch Vocal Point – All-A-Twitter: Minorities and the Power of the Hashtag

Posted November 26, 2014 by WHUT Howard University Television

Minorities are  the most avid users of social media sites like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. On our next Vocal Point,  we’ll cover how they’re using these sites.  We’ll also discuss how — despite rigorous minority usage — tech companies are not hiring minorities in any significant numbers.

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Kaya Henderson on The Rock Newman Show – Watch Here

Posted April 1, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

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, […]

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Rushern Baker on The Rock Newman Show – Watch Here

Posted March 4, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

Rushern L. Baker, III, was elected as the seventh County Executive of Prince George’s County in November 2010. Since, Mr. Baker has focusing on creating jobs, growing the economy, and improving public safety and education in the County. Since taking office, Mr. Baker has spearheaded major improvements in health care access, public safety and economic […]

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Join WHUT For Its Special Programming Celebrating Black History Month

Posted February 5, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

Sunday February 8 8am – Wilder: An American First This historical biography traces the life of Lawrence Douglas Wilder, the first elected African-American governor in the United States. WILDER: AN AMERICAN FIRST charts his early years waiting tables in segregated country clubs and hotels during the Depression, to the narrow and heated 1989 race for […]

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

Posted September 17, 2014 by WHUT Howard University Television

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

Posted December 10, 2013 by WHUT Howard University Television

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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