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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, […]
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 […]
Patti Page and Nick Clooney co-host new performances and archival classics from the vault. MOMENTS TO REMEMBER, featuring many more legends of the late fifties and early sixties pop era. In this trip down memory lane, the late Frankie Laine came out of retirement to “spend one more night in our old rendezvous” singing his […]
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 […]
Rev. Dr. Jonathan Weaver and Dr. Raymon K. Nelson on the Rock Newman Show.
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 […]
This months episode, with special host Angela Rae, features a one on one with US Congresswoman Barbara Lee, gay marriage headed to the US Supreme court, and determining if there has been an uptick in police violence towards black men. WHUT’s New View with Ed Gordon is a fresh approach to discussion television. Hosted by award-winning journalist […]
As a holiday gift to the long suffering fans of The Burgundy and Gold, The Rock Newman Show brings together past Super Bowl Champions Doug Williams, Brig Owens, Dexter Manley, Mark Moseley and Rick “Doc” Walker. They reminisce about the glory days and look ahead to the future of Washington’s football team.
Hosted by singer Mel Torme, this documentary chronicles the career of Frank Sinatra. The program focuses on Sinatra’s career from the 1940s through the 1960s, using archival footage and clips of Sinatra in newsreels, television programs, and films, interspersed with commentary by Torme and excerpts from interviews with lyricist Sammy Cahn, singer/television personality Dinah Shore, […]
On the next Vocal Point, we’ll explore online dating, matchmaking, hook-ups, and romance on MATCH ME IF YOU CAN: DATING IN THE DIGITAL AGE. Come be a part of our studio audience for this lively discussion. You’ll gets insights and perspectives from dating experts and you neverknow whom you might meet!
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, […]
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 […]
How discrimination, cultural messaging, marketing and food addiction impacts our ever increasing waistlines.
Are you afraid your money will disappear before you reach your sunset years? Are you worried about retirement? In this new public television special, Don’t Worry, Retire Happy, financial expert Tom Hegna explains why there is no need to fear and how you can create a bright, happy life in retirement simply by following his […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
Tune into WHUT tonight at 9:00pm for Newview with Ed Gordon for a one on one interview with Dr. Elsie Scott, Director of the Ronald W. Walters Leadership and Public Policy Center at Howard University to discuss the sparked tension in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray that made the city a tinderbox that […]
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.