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  • NewsPlus: MLK Library to undergo 3 year renovation

    Laura Zeilinger, Director of the D.C. Department of Human Services, discusses how the homeless in D.C. will soon be affected. Over the years, many homeless individuals have camped out front of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library on G Street, using the library to keep warm in the harsh cold winters, stay dry during intense thunderstorms, or use the bathrooms. Soon, the library will be undergoing a three year renovation which will force the homeless out of the area. In the video, […]

  • NewsPlus: Frank Sirius performs ‘COMPLETE’

    Frank Sirius, musician and singer of the Chuck Brown Band, performs “Complete” in the NewsPlus with Mark Segraves studio. Watch his full interview here. Frank Sirius – COMPLETE

  • NewsPlus: Godson of Go-Go, Frank Sirius, talks musical career and Chuck Brown

    Known as “The Godson of Go-Go,” Frank Sirius joins NewsPlus with Mark Segraves to discuss his musical career with the Chuck Brown Band and what lies ahead as a solo artist. He is the godson of The Godfather of Go-Go, Chuck Brown. Watch our next episode on Sunday, March 26th at 6AM only on DCW50! (Comcast 803, Fios 503)   Frank Sirius interview – Part 1 Frank Sirius interview – Part 2  

  • NewsPlus: “If a kid that grew up in Southeast, D.C. can make it in show business, then why can’t you?” Russell Williams II talks his career in Hollywood.

    “If a kid that grew up in Southeast D.C. can make it in show business, then why can’t you?” These are the encouraging words of Russell Williams II, the first African American to win multiple Oscars in any category for Best Sound Mixing on Glory (1990) and Dances with Wolves (1991). We sat down with Williams to discuss his start in Hollywood, leading up to his current profession teaching at American University’s School of Communication for 14 academic years to date. Williams has donated his two Oscars to the National […]

  • NewsPlus: American University Professor and two-time Academy Award winner, Russell Williams II, talks upcoming Oscars 2017

    Russell Williams II, the first African American to win multiple Oscars in any category for Best Achievement in Sound (Glory and Dances with Wolves), joins NewsPlus with Mark Segraves to discuss the upcoming Oscars. In this video snippet, Williams discusses his thoughts on La La Land, Manchester by the Sea, Fences, Hidden Figures and more. Don’t miss our exclusive full interview with Russell Williams II airing this Sunday, February 26th at 6am right here on DCW50. Williams will discuss his career in Hollywood, the road to […]

  • NewsPlus: The ‘LOVING’ actors discuss their roles as Richard & Mildred Loving

    NewsPlus correspondent, Robin Hamilton, sat down with actor Joel Edgerton and actress Ruth Negga to talk about their experience playing the roles of Richard and Mildred Loving in the newly released motion picture LOVING. You can catch NewsPlus with Mark Segraves Sunday mornings right here on DCW50! (Produced by Kiyoka Rhodes) Interview with Joel Edgerton (as Richard Loving):   Interview with Ruth Negga (as Mildred Loving):   View the trailer here:

  • NewsPlus: Sam Cieri talks ‘ONCE – The Musical’ at the National Theatre

    Actor, singer, and songwriter Sam Cieri is hitting the stage at the National Theatre as the lead (Guy) in Once – A New Musical. We had a chance to hear about his role, the show, and the music behind the Irish-inspired performance. Once – A New Musical will be showing at the National Theatre on November 25 – 27. Watch NewsPlus with Mark Segraves on Sunday mornings right here on DCW50!

  • NewsPlus: Dr. Devin Sherman on Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

    Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, otherwise known as IPF, is a type of lung disease. Dr. Devin Sherman joined NewsPlus with Mark Segraves to talk about the treatment for IPF, resources, and how to prevent it. In addition, Dr. Sherman is joined by patient Bill Pommy, who has been battling IPF for some time. For  more information on IPF, visit You can catch NewsPlus with Mark Segraves Sunday mornings right here on DCW50!

  • NewsPlus: Carol Loftur-Thun on domestic violence and the work of ‘My Sister’s Place’

    Carol Loftur-Thun joins NewsPlus with Mark Segraves to talk about the epidemic of domestic violence in the Washington, D.C. – metropolitan area. Loftur-Thun is the Interim director at My Sister’s Place (MSP). For more information on MSP, visit You can watch NewsPlus on Sunday mornings right here on DCW50!