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Special Broadcast of Midterm Election Coverage on November 4th, 2014 at 7pm

Majority control of the U.S. Senate hangs in the balance this November and, as voters head to the polls on Election Day, viewers can count on PBS NewsHour for results, context and analysis. Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff will co-anchor the NewsHour’s online and on-air coverage, reporting on the latest updates as polls close across […]

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Watch Rock Newman Tonight and Sunday With Guests Cora Masters Barry & Steny Hoyer

 Cora Masters Barry and Congressman Steny Hoyer. On the next Rock Newman Show, two DMV icons. Philanthropist Cora Master Barry, discusses the renovation of her Tennis and Learning Center – the premier tennis facility on the East Coast.  Then, Maryland Congressman and House Minority Whip, Steny Hoyer, weighs in on the crucial, upcoming, nationwide elections.

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RSVP For The Free Film Screening of “Thirteen Percent” and Watch The Trailer Here

The Ebola Virus has become a crisis plastered across the American media.  What is not making headlines, but reaping havoc across Black America is HIV/AIDS. WHUT is proud to host the premier screening of the film 13 Percent.  This ground breaking documentary film traces the origin, evolution and rapid growth of this deadly virus across […]

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Watch The Decade of Docs 2014 Winners on WHUT Monday November 10

Fate of a Salesman Monday, November 10, at 9:30pm Fate of a Salesman is an intimate portrait of a way of life on the verge of disappearing. In its 60th year of business, Men’s Fashion Center in Washington, DC has come to represent identity, legacy and redemption for salesmen Willie and Steve and owner Jerry. […]

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Watch Here! Kenny WIlliams and Zoraida Sambolin on The Rock Newman Show

Power couple Kenny Williams and Zoraida Sambolin are not ones to back down from a challenge.  In 2000, Kenny Williams became the first black general manager for the Chicago White Sox.  And Zoraida Sambolin talked her way into her first news position in 2002. So when Zoraida was diagnosed with breast cancer, they did what […]



 
 
 

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Watch the latest episode of Vocal Point here!

Posted  September 29, 2014  by  Michael Cadenhead

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.

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Though Acceptance for Gay Americans Is Growing, Discrimination Persists

Posted  June 18, 2013  by  Michael Cadenhead

A new survey by the Pew Research Center offers a complex view of what it’s like to be an LGBT American. The survey found that while 92 percent of LGBT Americans say society is more accepting, 53 percent say they still face discrimination. Ray Suarez talks with Paul Taylor, co-author of the survey, and Gary […]

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Victory in Hand, Obama Extends Olive Branch

Posted  November 7, 2012  by  Michael Cadenhead

Barack Obama was elected to a second term as president Tuesday, reassembling the coalition that lifted him to a historic win four years ago and winning at least six of the key battleground states. The Democratic incumbent received 50 percent of the vote nationwide to 48 percent for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. In terms […]

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Watch “America After Ferguson” here!

Posted  September 26, 2014  by  Michael Cadenhead

AMERICA AFTER FERGUSON on PBS to Examine the Issues Surrounding the Events in Ferguson, Missouri AMERICA AFTER FERGUSON, a one-hour town hall meeting exploring the many issues brought into public discourse in the wake of Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, Missouri. Moderated by Gwen Ifill, PBS NEWSHOUR co-anchor and managing editor and moderator and managing […]

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Three New Looks on the National Mall

Posted  June 14, 2012  by  Michael Cadenhead

The National Mall here in Washington, D.C., is indeed a national treasure, but it’s one that is in some disrepair. The Trust for the National Mall has just held a competition to design three new sections in oft-neglected areas on the Mall. The winners were announced Thursday (May 3 2012). I spoke to Caroline Cunningham, president of […]

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