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Join Our Live Studio Taping of Vocal Point – No Matter The Color: Cancer In Minorities

Posted  August 26, 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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“@ Howard” Featuring The Late Julian Bond – Watch The Episode Here!

Posted  August 25, 2015  by  WHUT Howard University Television

Julian Bond, chairman of the NAACP, speaks to Howard Law students about his life’s work as a leader of the American Civil Rights Movement and social activist. Bond goes into great detail about his experiences as a member of the Georgia House of Representatives in the 1960s and 1970s. Q & A session with students follows Bond’s speech.

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Watch Here! Vocal Point – The Voting Rights Act: 50 Years Later

Posted  August 20, 2015  by  WHUT Howard University Television

On August 6, 1965, the Voting Rights Act was signed into law. Now, it would appear, this landmark legislation, which has protected minority voters at the polls for a half-a-century, is being threatened by gerrymandering and new Voter ID laws.  On the next “Vocal Point,” we’ll investigate how the Voting Rights Act is holding up under […]

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Julian Bond, former NAACP chairman and civil rights leader, dies at 75

Posted  August 17, 2015  by  WHUT Howard University Television

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. — Julian Bond, a major figure in the 1960s civil rights movement who served as a longtime board chairman of the NAACP, died Saturday night, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. He was 75. Bond died in Fort Walton Beach, Florida after a brief illness, the SPLC said in a […]

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