Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’
 

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Kenny WIlliams and Zoraida Sambolin on The Rock Newman Show

Posted October 22, 2014 by WHUT Howard University Television

Power couple Kenny Williams and Zoraida Sambolin are not ones to back down from a challenge.  In 2000, Kenny Williams became the first black general manager for the Chicago White Sox.  And Zoraida Sambolin talked her way into her first news position in 2002. So when Zoraida was diagnosed with breast cancer, they did what […]

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Cora Masters Barry & Steny Hoyer on The Rock Newman Show

Posted October 30, 2014 by WHUT Howard University Television

  Cora Masters Barry and Congressman Steny Hoyer. On this episode of The Rock Newman Show, two DMV icons. Philanthropist Cora Master Barry, discusses the renovation of her Tennis and Learning Center – the premier tennis facility on the East Coast.  Then, Maryland Congressman and House Minority Whip, Steny Hoyer, weighs in on the crucial, upcoming, […]

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Captain Tony Holder on The Rock Newman Show

Posted November 13, 2014 by WHUT Howard University Television

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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Watch Vocal Point – All-A-Twitter: Minorities and the Power of the Hashtag

Posted November 26, 2014 by WHUT Howard University Television

Minorities are  the most avid users of social media sites like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. On our next Vocal Point,  we’ll cover how they’re using these sites.  We’ll also discuss how — despite rigorous minority usage — tech companies are not hiring minorities in any significant numbers.

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Tropical Storm Isaac Batters Gulf Coast

Posted August 31, 2012 by WHUT Howard University Television

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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