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The 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Watch It Here.

Posted  July 18, 2014  by  WHUT Howard University Television

Fifty year ago, on July 2, 1964, the Civil Rights Act became law. To commemorate this historic event, a special event was held at Howard University with Attorney General Eric Holder, Ambassador Andrew Young, Interim Howard President Dr. Wayne A. I Frederick and others in attendance. WHUT-TV was there to capture the moment and will […]

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Irreverent and unapologetic comedian Joan Rivers dies at 81

Posted  September 4, 2014  by  WHUT Howard University Television

BY COLLEEN SHALBY September 4, 2014 at 3:22 PM EDT on PBS NewsHour Comedian and television star Joan Rivers, known for her no-holds-barred approach to comedy, has died, her family said in a statement. She was 81. Joan Rivers began a career in stand-up comedy in the 1950s, a time when females were exceedingly rare in […]

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Education

Chicago Teachers Union Votes to End Strike

Posted  September 19, 2012  by  WHUT Howard University Television

Chicago Teachers Union leaders voted Tuesday to end a strike that has closed classrooms for more than a week in the nation’s third-largest school district. Union President Karen Lewis led the walkout on Sept. 10, a result of a dispute between teachers and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who demanded widespread reform including tying teacher pay […]

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Gene Kilroy on The Rock Newman Show

Posted  December 4, 2014  by  WHUT Howard University Television

They say behind every boxer is a great team. Business manager and facilitator Gene Kilroy was the linchpin in Muhammad Ali’s team.  Kilroy was the brains behind the 1974 “Rumble in the Jungle” when Ali defeated George Foreman to become the heavy weight champion for a 2nd time. Kilroy visits The Rock Newman Show to discuss […]

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