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President Wayne A.I. Fredrick featured in CaribNation Interview

Posted  November 19, 2014  by  Michael Cadenhead

The Howard University Board of Trustees voted in 2014 to appoint Wayne A. I. Frederick, M.D., MBA, FACS, as the University’s 17th President. Frederick, a Trinidadian, has served as the University’s interim president since October 2013. A respected scholar, surgeon, researcher and administrator, he previously served as Howard’s Provost and Chief Academic Officer, charged with […]

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WHUT Remembers Marion Barry, 1936-2014

Posted  November 24, 2014  by  Michael Cadenhead

  Marion Shepilov Barry, Jr. (born Marion Berry, Jr.; March 6, 1936 – November 23, 2014) was an American politician who served as the second elected Mayor of the District of Columbia from 1979 to 1991, and again as the fourth Mayor from 1995 to 1999. A Democrat, Barry had served three tenures on the Council of the District of Columbia, representing as an […]

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Watch Vocal Point – All-A-Twitter: Minorities and the Power of the Hashtag

Posted  November 26, 2014  by  Michael Cadenhead

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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American Graduate Day 2014

Posted  September 23, 2014  by  Michael Cadenhead

Wes Moore to Host “American Graduate Day 2014” Live from Tisch WNET Studios at Lincoln Center in NYC, airing September 27 on WHUT Day-long Multiplatform Event Celebrates the “Stories of Champions” — Individuals and Organizations Committed to Improving Outcomes for Youth and Raising Graduation Rates    Special Guests Include Tony Bennett, Juju Chang, Bianna Golodryga, Ingrid Michaelson, […]

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Historic Unveiling of Frederick Douglass Portrait at Governor’s Mansion in Md.

Posted  September 23, 2014  by  Michael Cadenhead

The portrait, the first of an African American to grace the halls of the residence, was done by renowned portraitist Simmie Knox, who is also the first black American to be commissioned for a presidential portrait. BY: BREANNA EDWARDS of TheRoot.com Posted: Sept. 16 2014 11:34 AM When Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley first moved into the historic Government […]

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