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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.
One on one with guest Roslyn M. Brock, Chairman of the National Board of Directors for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Panel topics will include Race in America Immigrant Education Net Neutrality Millennials Sports Discussion on NCAA Pay? A Dangerous Game The N Word
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 […]
John Sebastian Presents: Folk Rewind focuses on the greatest singers and songwriters of the classic 1950s and 1960s folk era. Presented by the lead singer of The Lovin’ Spoonful (“Do You Believe In Magic”), Folk Rewind features a treasure trove of historical footage that has not been seen in over four decades — plus new […]
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 […]
Cathy Lynn Lanier (born July 22, 1967) is the chief of the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia (MPDC). Lanier was appointed by Washington, D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty in January 2007, replacing outgoing Police Chief Charles H. Ramsey. She is the first woman to achieve the position. In May 2012, MayorVincent C. Gray agreed to retain Lanier as police chief under a […]
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 […]
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 […]
From the late 1940s through early 1950s, The Ed Sullivan Show, based in the heart of New York’s theatre district, presented special performances with original cast members from the most beloved stage musicals of Broadway’s golden age. Not seen for decades since their original broadcasts, these rare selections include legends Ethel Merman, Joel Grey, Julie […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]