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The 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Watch It Here.

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Tropical Storm Isaac Batters Gulf Coast

Posted  August 31, 2012  by  Michael Cadenhead

Residents of the Gulf Coast hunkered down overnight as Tropical Storm Isaac hit the shores of Louisiana and Mississippi, causing surges of up to 15 feet of water. Ray Suarez talks to Rick Knabb, director of the National Hurricane Center, about how the slow-moving tropical storm may affect some areas worse than Hurricane Katrina. Watch […]

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Watch Vocal Point Episodes Here

Posted  September 30, 2013  by  Michael Cadenhead

Vocal Point is a new series from WHUT focuses on a wide variety of important issues and concerns relevant to the greater DC metro area. We’re bringing together subject matter experts, advocates, community leaders and personal stories from those directly affected to gain a deeper understanding of the issues as well as identify resources within […]

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The World’s Best and Worst Places to Be a Mom

Posted  May 8, 2012  by  Michael Cadenhead

Transcript GWEN IFILL: We turn now to a new report which ranks the countries where mothers and their children are at the most and the least risk. The international nonprofit Save the Children finds Norway the healthiest for the third year in a row, the worst, the West African nation of Niger. It replaced Afghanistan, which […]

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Watch “A Conversation With Ambassador Andrew Young”

Posted  September 3, 2013  by  Michael Cadenhead

WHUT will hosted a conversation with Ambassador Andrew Young about the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington on August 25 at 7:00 pm. The taping was followed by a Q&A from the in studio audience. The interview was conducted by Howard Dodson the Director of the Moorland-Spingarn and Howard University Libraries.

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What’s Wrong With Your Bucket List

Posted  June 18, 2013  by  Michael Cadenhead

If it’s all about skydiving and swimming with sharks, you may be missing a bigger opportunity   After my 16-year-old son had a particularly fun experience recently, he told me, “Now I can cross that off my bucket list.” “You’re 16, and you already have a bucket list?” “No,” he said, “but I cross off […]

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