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History

Join WHUT For Its Special Programming Celebrating Black History Month

Posted  February 5, 2015  by  WHUT Howard University Television

Sunday February 8 8am – Wilder: An American First This historical biography traces the life of Lawrence Douglas Wilder, the first elected African-American governor in the United States. WILDER: AN AMERICAN FIRST charts his early years waiting tables in segregated country clubs and hotels during the Depression, to the narrow and heated 1989 race for […]

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Health & Wellness

The Concessions We Make Before We Age: A writer’s concerns begin to hold her back, but she can still hook up a TV

Posted  October 22, 2012  by  WHUT Howard University Television

My father was only in his late 40s when he began backing arm’s-length out of telephone booths (remember those?) to be able to see well enough to dial; my mother was about the same age when she bought an ineffective gizmo to help her thread needles and, still thwarted, began asking me to do it […]

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Health & Wellness

Is Soul Food a Sacrament or a Sin? Next Season on Independent Lens

Posted  June 24, 2012  by  WHUT Howard University Television

To many African Americans, soul food is sacrament, ritual, and a key expression of cultural identity. But does this traditional cuisine do more harm to health than it soothes the soul? Find out in Soul Food Junkies coming next season to Independent Lens. Continue   Watch Is Soul Food a Sacrament or a Sin? on […]

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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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