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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 […]

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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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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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View Memories of The March on Washington

Posted  September 3, 2013  by  Michael Cadenhead

Participants of the original March on Washington share memories of that day, In commemoration of the 50th anniversary. Clarence Edwards – Marcher   Patrick Ellis – Student Volunteer, Currently Sr. Producer at WHUR   Deanna Echols – Marcher   Lea Adams Ashby – Marcher   J’Huti Ta Seti – Marcher   Natalie Howard – NAACP […]

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Has LinkedIn Crossed an Ethical Line?

Posted  August 20, 2013  by  Michael Cadenhead

The social networking site has begun promoting some services for job seekers that are of questionable value   A recent Ask The Headhunter article by Nick Corcodilos on the PBS NewsHour website had this provocative headline: “Is LinkedIn Cheating Employers and Job Seekers Alike?” As a longtime fan of LinkedIn, the standard bearer for online professional networking, I found […]

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Books to Read Before Kids Start School

Posted  August 19, 2013  by  Michael Cadenhead

By Danielle Steinberg Anxious, excited, curious, frightened… kids can experience a rush of emotions as they prepare for their first days of school. Whether they’re starting day care, preschool, kindergarten or a different school in a new town, calm your young child’s classroom jitters by reading these books together.       1. Little School […]

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Air pollution ‘harmful for those with failing hearts’

Posted  July 26, 2013  by  Michael Cadenhead

9 July 2013 Last updated at 19:11 ET By Michelle Roberts Health editor, BBC News online Air pollution is harming people with weak hearts – even killing them, a big international study reveals. Experts estimate the toll includes thousands of Britons each year. The British Heart Foundation, which funded The Lancet work, says the UK […]

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