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Obama Outlines Incomplete ‘Journey’ in Sweeping Start to Second Term

Posted  January 22, 2013  by  WHUT Howard University Television

BY: CHRISTINA BELLANTONI AND TERENCE BURLIJ President Obama took a place in history Monday as the second commander in chief to take the oath of office four times, and paused to gaze upon a massive crowd waving American flags to celebrate his second term. It was a moment in time, the punctuation mark following an inaugural address that […]

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Watch Vocal Point – All-A-Twitter: Minorities and the Power of the Hashtag

Posted  November 26, 2014  by  WHUT Howard University Television

Minorities are  the most avid users of social media sites like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. On our next Vocal Point,  we’ll cover how they’re using these sites.  We’ll also discuss how — despite rigorous minority usage — tech companies are not hiring minorities in any significant numbers.

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Youth Speaks Launches “RAISE UP,” A Public Media Spoken Word & Hip Hop Contest

Posted  April 1, 2014  by  WHUT Howard University Television

Def Jam Records Co-Founder Russell Simmons and Actress Rosario Dawson Lead Judges in Contest Part of the public media initiative, American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen, the youth contest encourages students to discuss their education and future March 31, 2014, San Francisco, CA – Youth Speaks today announced a new youth hip hop and spoken word […]

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Vocal Point – State of Mind: Improving Mental Health in Youth and Teens, Watch Here!

Posted  July 1, 2015  by  WHUT Howard University Television

STATE OF MIND: IMPROVING MENTAL HEALTH IN YOUTH AND TEENS On the next “Vocal Point,” we’ll look at some of the mental health challenges facing children, teens, and young adults today — examining how environmental, social, cultural, and economic issues impact their state of mind.  We’ll discuss the psychological fallout in the aftermath of the Baltimore and […]

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