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Special Broadcast of Midterm Election Coverage on November 4th, 2014 at 7pm

Majority control of the U.S. Senate hangs in the balance this November and, as voters head to the polls on Election Day, viewers can count on PBS NewsHour for results, context and analysis. Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff will co-anchor the NewsHour’s online and on-air coverage, reporting on the latest updates as polls close across […]

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Watch Rock Newman Tonight and Sunday With Guests Cora Masters Barry & Steny Hoyer

 Cora Masters Barry and Congressman Steny Hoyer. On the next Rock Newman Show, two DMV icons. Philanthropist Cora Master Barry, discusses the renovation of her Tennis and Learning Center – the premier tennis facility on the East Coast.  Then, Maryland Congressman and House Minority Whip, Steny Hoyer, weighs in on the crucial, upcoming, nationwide elections.

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RSVP For The Free Film Screening of “Thirteen Percent” and Watch The Trailer Here

The Ebola Virus has become a crisis plastered across the American media.  What is not making headlines, but reaping havoc across Black America is HIV/AIDS. WHUT is proud to host the premier screening of the film 13 Percent.  This ground breaking documentary film traces the origin, evolution and rapid growth of this deadly virus across […]

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Watch The Decade of Docs 2014 Winners on WHUT Monday November 10

Fate of a Salesman Monday, November 10, at 9:30pm Fate of a Salesman is an intimate portrait of a way of life on the verge of disappearing. In its 60th year of business, Men’s Fashion Center in Washington, DC has come to represent identity, legacy and redemption for salesmen Willie and Steve and owner Jerry. […]

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Watch Here! Kenny WIlliams and Zoraida Sambolin on The Rock Newman Show

Power couple Kenny Williams and Zoraida Sambolin are not ones to back down from a challenge.  In 2000, Kenny Williams became the first black general manager for the Chicago White Sox.  And Zoraida Sambolin talked her way into her first news position in 2002. So when Zoraida was diagnosed with breast cancer, they did what […]



 
 
 

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Special Edition of Rock Newman Featuring Debbie Allen! Watch Here!

Posted  July 7, 2014  by  Michael Cadenhead

On this episode of the Rock Newman Show – actress, choreographer and producer Debbie Allen is more than a triple threat. Her work on stage, film and television have garnered her multiple Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe Award and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She’ll share her journey from growing up in Texas, to her […]

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Watch Vocal Point – Black Music 2014: Style Stance and Substance Here!

Posted  June 25, 2014  by  Michael Cadenhead

Black Music 2014: Style, Stance and Substance Music.  It influences politics, religion, social and philosophical perspectives.   A universal communication found in many of our everyday rituals.  Music also contributes billions of dollars to the global economy and black music is credited for a large part of those billions. During slavery, black music provided inspiration telling […]

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2014 PBS Online Film Festival

Posted  June 24, 2014  by  Michael Cadenhead

The annual PBS Online Film Festival is here! Beginning June 16th and ending July 31st, this festival gives PBS viewers and fans the chance to watch innovative and inspiring short films! Never experienced the annual PBS Online Film Festival? Join us this year! PBS will showcase 26 different films on their website ranging from 6-22minutes […]

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The PBS KIDS Writers Contest Ceremony Winners and Highlights

Posted  June 24, 2014  by  Michael Cadenhead

WHUT hosted the PBS KIDS Writers Contest Ceremony at our studios on Saturday, May 31st.  More than 80 children, parents, teachers, parents, principal and community members attended the event. Congratulations to all the students that participated, your stories were inspiring. WHUT’s 2014 PBS Kids Writers Contest Winners: Kindergarten: 1st – Anthony Samuel 2nd  – Zumaya […]

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In Memory of Ruby Dee – Actress, Playwrighter, Screenwriter, Journalist and Activist

Posted  June 12, 2014  by  Michael Cadenhead

Ruby Dee (October 27, 1922 – June 11, 2014) Civil rights activist and actress Ruby Dee has died at age 91, Dee’s daughter Nora Davis Day confirmed Thursday. Day said her mother passed away Wednesday night at home in New Rochelle, New York. Dee acted on the Broadway stage and the silver screen. In 1961, she […]

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