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STATE OF MIND: IMPROVING MENTAL HEALTH IN YOUTH AND TEENS On the next “Vocal Point,” we’ll look at some of the mental health challenges facing children, teens, and young adults today — examining how environmental, social, cultural, and economic issues impact their state of mind. We’ll discuss the psychological fallout in the aftermath of the Baltimore and […]
When it comes to preventing and surviving cancer, many minorities aren’t fairing as well as non-minorities. Recent data shows in the U.S. many racial and ethnic minorities die more frequently from cancer than whites. And, the reasons are often attributed to poverty, insubstantial access to health care, and other socioeconomic factors. What is being done, […]
On June 21, 2011, the DC Council confirmed Kaya Henderson as Chancellor of DC Public Schools. A native of Mt. Vernon, N.Y., Henderson was born on July 1, 1970, and attended Mt. Vernon public schools, where she graduated from Mt. Vernon High School with honors. Henderson was strongly influenced by her late mother, Kathleen Henderson, […]
Dr. Sebi is a pathologist, herbalist, biochemist, and naturalist. He has studied and personally observed herbs in America, Latin America, Africa, and the Caribbean, and has developed a unique approach to healing with herbs that is firmly rooted in over 30 years of practical experience. Dr. Sebi was born Alfredo Bowman on November 26, 1933, […]
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.
Cathy Lynn Lanier (born July 22, 1967) is the chief of the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia (MPDC). Lanier was appointed by Washington, D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty in January 2007, replacing outgoing Police Chief Charles H. Ramsey. She is the first woman to achieve the position. In May 2012, MayorVincent C. Gray agreed to retain Lanier as police chief under a […]
Fifty year ago, on July 2, 1964, the Civil Rights Act became law. To commemorate this historic event, a special event was held at Howard University with Attorney General Eric Holder, Ambassador Andrew Young, Interim Howard President Dr. Wayne A. I Frederick and others in attendance. WHUT-TV was there to capture the moment and will […]
More than 60 years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that segregated schools were unconstitutional and nearly 50 years after Congress passed the Fair Housing Act, communities across the United States continue to be divided along racial lines. Can racial balance truly be achieved in housing and schools fairly in America? WHUR 96.3FM, HUR-Voices SiriusXM […]
AMERICA AFTER FERGUSON on PBS to Examine the Issues Surrounding the Events in Ferguson, Missouri AMERICA AFTER FERGUSON, a one-hour town hall meeting exploring the many issues brought into public discourse in the wake of Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, Missouri. Moderated by Gwen Ifill, PBS NEWSHOUR co-anchor and managing editor and moderator and managing […]
How discrimination, cultural messaging, marketing and food addiction impacts our ever increasing waistlines.
On the next Vocal Point, we’ll explore online dating, matchmaking, hook-ups, and romance on MATCH ME IF YOU CAN: DATING IN THE DIGITAL AGE. Come be a part of our studio audience for this lively discussion. You’ll gets insights and perspectives from dating experts and you neverknow whom you might meet!
Are you afraid your money will disappear before you reach your sunset years? Are you worried about retirement? In this new public television special, Don’t Worry, Retire Happy, financial expert Tom Hegna explains why there is no need to fear and how you can create a bright, happy life in retirement simply by following his […]