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Civil Rights Icon Rosa Parks Immortalized With Statue at U.S. Capitol

Posted  February 28, 2013  by  WHUT Howard University Television

A statue of civil rights icon Rosa Parks was unveiled in the U.S. Capitol’s Statuary Hall. Parks was the first woman and only the second African-American to lie in state in the rotunda after she died in 2005. Gwen Ifill reports on the ceremony. Watch Rosa Parks Immortalized With Statue at U.S. Capitol on PBS. […]

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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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Watch The WHUT American Graduate Community Town Hall Here And Take The Survey

Posted  March 5, 2014  by  WHUT Howard University Television

There has been a lot of talk and media attention about the debate over how to address the dropout issue in America¹s schools. On Tuesday February 18, 2014, community members and educational stakeholders from the DC area gathered at WHUT’s Television Studios for the American Graduate Community Town Hall. NPR’s Michel Martin moderated as educators, community leaders and students gathered to […]

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Education Olympics: How Does the U.S. Rank?

Posted  August 15, 2012  by  WHUT Howard University Television

The United States left the 2012 London Olympics with 104 medals in tow. But how do we stack up against the world when it comes to education? According to this infograph by Certification Map, the U.S. — which leads in gold medal count — is ranked seventh in high school graduation rates, trailing countries like Germany, […]

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