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Breaking News: Howard University President, Wayne A.I. Frederick, is considering auctioning WHUT

October 23, 2015

On October 19, 2015, Howard University President, Wayne A.I. Frederick, stated that he is considering auctioning WHUT for an estimated amount of $100 million to $500 million. WHUT is the only black-owned public television station in the United States. Thus, auctioning WHUT, if successful, would negatively impact the legal mandate of diversity of television ownership, and this will become an eventual but imminent threat to minorities and public television viewers. If you want to read more about this importnant issue, please go to http://www.theroot.com/articles/culture/2015/10/will_howard_university_s....