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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.
On this episode, Rock Newman interviews Ronald Moon Jr., an Ohio man badly beaten after confronting robbers stealing from his community center. Read more about what happened to Ronald Moon by clicking here.
The legendary dick Gregory talks about his life and legacy as an influential comedian, an iconic civil rights activist and passionate father. Now he can add recipient of a star on the famed Hollywood Walk of Fame.
My Music presents its first “Big Band” music retrospective featuring the biggest songs that got us through World War II and kick-started the baby boom with brassy legends that will take your members on a “Sentimental Journey”. This is a very warm and nostalgic program that compiles the original hit makers and legends that define […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
STATE OF MIND: IMPROVING MENTAL HEALTH IN YOUTH AND TEENS On the next “Vocal Point,” we’ll look at some of the mental health challenges facing children, teens, and young adults today — examining how environmental, social, cultural, and economic issues impact their state of mind. We’ll discuss the psychological fallout in the aftermath of the Baltimore and […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
The Rock Newman Show ft. Haddis Tadesse, representative to Ethiopia and the African Union for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
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.
Featuring special guests Lisa Muhammad (Journalist), Barbara Williams-Skinner (Co-Chair, National African-American Clergy Network), and Cora Masters Barry (Former 1st Lady of Washington DC)
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Are you able to take full advantage of summer when it rolls around? How’s your fitness level? Are you eating right? Do you feel comfortable in your living space? On our next episode, “Vocal Point” addresses some of these issues.