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Education Olympics: How Does the U.S. Rank?

Posted  August 15, 2012  by  WHUT Howard University Television

The United States left the 2012 London Olympics with 104 medals in tow. But how do we stack up against the world when it comes to education? According to this infograph by Certification Map, the U.S. — which leads in gold medal count — is ranked seventh in high school graduation rates, trailing countries like Germany, […]

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Challenge Your Brain With Visual Mind Games

Posted  October 25, 2012  by  WHUT Howard University Television

Posted 10.23.01 by NOVA Like a tiny, ever-alert judge seated inside your head, your brain is constantly making decisions about evidence brought to it by way of your senses, to give you as clear an understanding as possible of what you’re seeing, feeling, tasting, etc. Sometimes you can catch your brain trying to, well, make up […]

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Frederick Douglass Governor's Mansion

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

Posted  September 23, 2014  by  WHUT Howard University Television

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 Posted: Sept. 16 2014 11:34 AM When Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley first moved into the historic Government […]

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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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