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News

In Memory of Dr. Maya Angelou, American Poet Laureate, Activist, and Educator. 1928-2014

Posted May 28, 2014 by WHUT Howard University Television

Global Renaissance Woman Dr. Maya Angelou is one of the most renowned and influential voices of our time. Hailed as a global renaissance woman, Dr. Angelou is a celebrated poet, memoirist, novelist, educator, dramatist, producer, actress, historian, filmmaker, and civil rights activist. Born on April 4th, 1928, in St. Louis, Missouri, Dr. Angelou was raised […]

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Watch Vocal Point – Gone To Pot: Legalizing Marijuana In The District

Posted January 5, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

During the 2014 mid-term elections, Washington, D.C. voted to legalize marijuana for all uses.  Some have lauded this result — others, particularly certain members of congress, aren’t so happy.  On the next “Vocal Point,” we’ll examine all sides of this issue and look at the next wave in anti-marijuana prohibition efforts.

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Programs at Risk From Sequester Spending Cuts

Posted May 8, 2013 by WHUT Howard University Television

Communities Prepare for Sequester Cuts to Staffing and Social Programs With no compromise in sight, communities across the country are bracing for sequester to kick in during the coming weeks. Ray Suarez looks at effects for workers and government programs at the state-level. Gene Grant of New Mexico PBS, Gretchen Frazee of WTIU and Flo […]

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Is the Web Browser the New Art Gallery?

Posted June 25, 2012 by WHUT Howard University Television

For the past 200 years, the gallery has been the home of new and cutting-edge art, a place where the art community can come together and share new ideas. But in this episode, we ask: is the web browser replacing the gallery as the best place to view amazing, cutting-edge art?!? In the era of […]

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Illinois becomes last state to allow ‘concealed carry’

Posted July 10, 2013 by WHUT Howard University Television

9 July 2013 Last updated at 21:45 ET The mother of a Chicago murder victim says too many people have access to guns Illinois has become the last state in the US to allow residents to carry concealed handguns, after lawmakers overrode the governor’s veto. Large majorities in the state House and Senate dismissed objections […]

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