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Education

Student Loans Are Threatening Older Americans’ Ability to Retire

Posted  June 19, 2012  by  WHUT Howard University Television

Former California state government worker Thomas Villalobos, 66, who is currently unemployed, never thought he’d be nearing retirement and still paying off his student loan. But that’s exactly what has happened to him. Villalobos, of Loma Rica, Calif., borrowed $12,000 to attend law school back in 1976. Since then, he has sometimes had to defer […]

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Arts & Culture

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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Politics

Digital Campaigns May Decide the Election

Posted  November 6, 2012  by  WHUT Howard University Television

BY: HARI SREENIVASAN I’m a registered independent who lives in a battleground state, but I’m also what’s known as an off-the-grid voter, meaning I’ve lived with a DVR for a decade and fast forward right through those campaign ads. I haven’t had a land line phone for almost as long, so I don’t get those phone […]

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