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Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

Posted  December 6, 2013  by  WHUT Howard University Television

Today, we remember the life of an exemplary world leader, educator and human rights champion, Nelson Mandela, who passed away at age 95. On behalf of the Howard University community, I extend sincere condolences to the Mandela family and the people of South Africa. In leading his nation away from the blight of apartheid, President […]

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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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Watch Here! The Daily Drum Special – Housing and Education… Equality for ALL

Posted  October 16, 2015  by  WHUT Howard University Television

More than 60 years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that segregated schools were unconstitutional and nearly 50 years after Congress passed the Fair Housing Act, communities across the United States continue to be divided along racial lines.  Can racial balance truly be achieved in housing and schools fairly in America? WHUR 96.3FM, HUR-Voices SiriusXM […]

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Three New Looks on the National Mall

Posted  June 14, 2012  by  WHUT Howard University Television

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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