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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, […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 program will delve into […]
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.
Arch Campbell has reported on movies, theater, entertainment, and the arts since the 1970′s. The Washington Post calls him a “local legend, “ who has appeared regularly on Washington Television for more than 40 years. Read More Here
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 […]
Hosted by legendary comedian Richard Pryor, Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever celebrates the 25th anniversary of Motown, with reunions of Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, Diana Ross & The Supremes, The Jackson 5, The Temptations, Four Tops, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Martha Reeves, Mary Wells, Jr. Walker and more! Not seen on broadcast TV in […]
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 […]
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.
ADD or ADHD is a national health crisis that continues to grow-yet it remains one of the most misunderstood and incorrectly treated illnesses today. Kids and adults are put on powerful stimulant medications in short office visits without any biological information, and the stories of these medications hurting children and adults are common and persistent. […]
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 […]