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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.
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 […]
Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick, President of Howard University visits us on The Rock Newman Show to talk about what’s going on at Howard University, Howard’s future and his time as president of the most famous Black university on the planet.
Ben Carson’s top advisor, television executive and columnist Armstrong Williams joins Rock to discuss Carson’s decision to steer clear of a position in Donald Trump’s administration, how the President-Elect can bring real change to America, and the Black GOP’s perspective on the election.
The Greater DC Metro Area — the place for politics, policy, and power. Yet, also the place for the Strathmore, Artomatic, Twins Jazz Club, Joe’s Movement Emporium and Synetic Theatre. Watch WHUT’s new show ARTICO and discover all the great cultural and entertainment offerings in our area – from the offbeat to the familiar. ARTICO […]
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 […]
Sworn in on January 2, 2015, Muriel Bowser is the 7th mayor of Washington, DC. She joins The Rock Newman Show to discuss taking charge at a time of whirlwind change, from sky-rocketing real-estate prices to record level violence, in city that is becoming more and more economically polarized.
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. […]
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 […]
Rev. Dr. Jonathan Weaver and Dr. Raymon K. Nelson on the Rock Newman Show.
‘Salam Neighbor,’ premiering Wednesday, January 20 at 7pm ET, follows two American filmmakers– Chris Temple and Zach Ingrasci – as they head to the edge of war, just seven miles from the Syrian border, to live among 85,000 refugees in Jordan’s Za’atari camp. As the first filmmakers allowed by the United Nations to register and set-up […]
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 […]
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 […]
Cathy Hughes, visionary and founder of Radio One and TVOne, the only “Totally Black Owned” cable network in the history of the industry, visits us to fit as much of her wonderful illustrious career that we can into an hour! We cover a 16 year old single mother’s evolution into a Media Powerhouse, the many […]
The Rock Newman Show featuring The Director, Musical Director, and Cast Member of the HU Fine Arts Production “Sarafina”. About “Sarafina” Our 2015-16 season, In the Break: Radical Childhood, Youth & Insurgency, interrogates children and youth as figures of power and as agents within power structures. What emerges are complicated portraits of young people challenging […]
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.
Jenkins was student body president at Howard University when the sit-in movement erupted in 1960. That same year he was elected National Affairs VP of the National Student Association before entering Yale Law School. During this period he was SNCC lobbyist on the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and a member of the executive committee […]