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Dr. Lonise Bais on The Rock Newman Show

Posted October 2, 2014 by WHUT Howard University Television

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 […]

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The Rock Newman Show – The Women Behind Million Man March

Posted July 8, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

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)

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Watch Here! Vocal Point – No Matter The Color: Cancer in Minorities

Posted September 23, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

When it comes to preventing and surviving cancer, many minorities aren’t fairing as well as non-minorities. Recent data shows in the U.S. many racial and ethnic minorities die more frequently from cancer than whites. And, the reasons are often attributed to poverty, insubstantial access to health care, and other socioeconomic factors. What is being done, […]

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The Rock Newman Show – A Tribute to Dr. Frances Cress Welsing

Posted January 20, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

The Rock Newman Show – A Tribute to Dr. Frances Cress Welsing

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Bernadette Atuahene On The Rock Newman Show

Posted November 6, 2014 by WHUT Howard University Television

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.  

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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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Former Washington DC Mayor Vincent Gray on The Rock Newman Show

Posted January 14, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

Former Washington DC Mayor Vincent Gray on The Next Rock Newman Show

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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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Ronald Moon on The Rock Newman Show

Posted July 1, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

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.

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Wed 8/5, 9pm – Motown 25

Posted July 31, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

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 […]

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Ron Moten & Johnetta Simmons on The Rock Newman Show

Posted September 16, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

Ron Moten on the Rock Newman Show.

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Watch Here – New View with Ed Gordon, Featuring Special Guest Dr. Elise Scott

Posted May 22, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

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 […]

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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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Mon 8/3, 9:30pm – Frank Sinatra: The Voice of Our Time

Posted July 31, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

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, […]

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Anthony Browder on the Rock Newman Show – Watch Here!

Posted February 25, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

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

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The Rock Newman Show Featuring Dr. Sheila S. Walker

Posted March 29, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

The Rock Newman Show Featuring Dr. Sheila S. Walker

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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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Congressman Elijah Cummings on The Rock Newman Show

Posted November 26, 2014 by WHUT Howard University Television

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 […]

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Sun 8/2, 9pm – Great Broadway Musical Moments from the Ed Sullivan Show

Posted July 31, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

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 […]

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