In The Spotlight

cra Programming

This Thursday at 8pm, The 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

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 […]

debbie Programming

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

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 […]

vocalpoint copy Programming

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

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 […]

Screen shot 2014-06-24 at 5.00.35 PM Community

2014 PBS Online Film Festival

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 […]

ruby News

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

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 […]

On Now


 
 
 

amgrad
Education

Didn’t See American Graduate Day? Watch it Here!

Posted  September 26, 2013  by  Michael Cadenhead

American Graduate Day 2013 | About the Day | Featured Partners | Related Programming | Participating Stations What’s the power of American Graduate Day 2013? Connecting people to opportunities that actually make a difference. This live national, multi-platform event to keep students on the path to graduation returns Sept. 28 on public media. Our voices […]

Full Story »

152327812_blog_main_horizontal
Politics

New Wave of Polls Gives Obama the Advantage

Posted  September 19, 2012  by  Michael Cadenhead

Whether you take the national view or go state-by-state, the polls all seem to show the same thing: President Obama has the advantage over Mitt Romney 48 days from Election Day. The latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll released Tuesday showed the president leading nationally among likely voters, 50 percent to 45 percent. It’s the first time […]

Full Story »

gardnertaylor-poster.640x360
Arts & Culture

Reverend Gardner C. Taylor

Posted  June 7, 2012  by  Michael Cadenhead

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly  During his long career, Rev. Gardner C. Taylor has been repeatedly honored as one of the greatest preachers in America. Taylor gets a celebrity’s welcome when he takes the pulpit in churches across the nation, and at 88, he still shows the charm that has pulled in worshipers for more than […]

Full Story »

lte303
Education

Are HBCUs Relevant?! : Let’s Talk Education, Watch Full Episode

Posted  December 13, 2012  by  Michael Cadenhead

WHUT, serving the Washington DC area, has launched their Fall season of Let’s Talk Education. Let’s Talk Education is a half-hour roundtable discussion on issues facing today’s educational system. Hosted by Molette Green, guests range from educators and administrators, to authors, philosophers, newsmakers and community organizational members whose works offer insights into local education. Watch […]

Full Story »

rocknewman2
News

Anthony Brown and Jolene Ivey on The Rock Newman Show

Posted  May 9, 2014  by  Michael Cadenhead

Lt. Governor Anthony Brown and MD Delegate Jolene Ivey join us on The Rock Newman Show.  Watch Here! About Lt. Governor Anthony Brown Maryland Lieutenant Governor Anthony G. Brown has dedicated his life to public service. He understands that in these difficult times, Maryland needs leaders who are willing to stand up, sacrifice their own […]

Full Story »