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WHUT Remembers Marion Barry, 1936-2014

Posted November 24, 2014 by Michael Cadenhead

  Marion Shepilov Barry, Jr. (born Marion Berry, Jr.; March 6, 1936 – November 23, 2014) was an American politician who served as the second elected Mayor of the District of Columbia from 1979 to 1991, and again as the fourth Mayor from 1995 to 1999. A Democrat, Barry had served three tenures on the Council of the District of Columbia, representing as an […]

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President Wayne A.I. Fredrick featured in CaribNation Interview

Posted November 19, 2014 by Michael Cadenhead

The Howard University Board of Trustees voted in 2014 to appoint Wayne A. I. Frederick, M.D., MBA, FACS, as the University’s 17th President. Frederick, a Trinidadian, has served as the University’s interim president since October 2013. A respected scholar, surgeon, researcher and administrator, he previously served as Howard’s Provost and Chief Academic Officer, charged with […]

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Dr. Melanye Maclin & Nichelle Gainer On The Rock Newman Show

Posted November 19, 2014 by Michael Cadenhead

Dr. Melanye Maclin Dermatologist Melanye Maclin, M.D., aka “Dr Mac” founded Innovative Hair Technology, Inc. in September 1999 based in Maryland. She created the research and product development company through determination based on her early childhood medical interest in hair and skin. Dr. Maclin’s initial efforts were towards the research of natural nutrients for hair […]

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Captain Tony Holder on The Rock Newman Show

Posted November 13, 2014 by Michael Cadenhead

Captain Tony Holder has been a Federal Express pilot for over 35 years. He currently captains their Boeing 777 jumbo jet – the largest twin engine jet in the world. A graduate of Howard University, Holder talks about excelling in a field that still embraces few African-Americans.

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Bernadette Atuahene On The Rock Newman Show

Posted November 6, 2014 by Michael Cadenhead

Bernadette Atuahene  is an expert in law and international development. She drew on both backgrounds to write the new book “We Want What’s Ours: Learning from South Africa’s Land Restitution Program.”  In it, she asks the question – Does returned land automatically translate into returned dignity?  That’s coming up on The Rock Newman Show.  

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