This Episodes Topic: Understanding Suicide and Promoting its Prevention
Join us for a live taping in the WHUT Studios on Tuesday, May 7th at 7pm (Doors open at 6:30), 2222 Fourth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20059
Vocal Point is a new series from WHUT, hosted by veteran news journalist and WHUR anchor Molette Green, focuses on a wide variety of important issues and concerns relevant to the greater Washington Metro area, by bringing together subject experts, community advocates and personal stories from those directly affected to gain a deeper understanding of the issues as well as identify resources within the immediate community.
In partnership with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and Mental Health America, our focus for this program is on suicide prevention. If you know someone who has been affected by or is struggling with issues regarding suicide and its prevention you'll want to join us for this important program taping.
When & Where
Howard University Television went on the air November 17, 1980 as WHMM. The station’s debut received considerable local and national attention as it was the first and only Public Broadcasting Station (PBS) member station licensed to and operated by a predominantly African-American institution, historic Howard University, Washington, DC.
The station’s signal reaches over 2 million households in the greater Washington metro area. WHUT has thousands of loyal viewers and donors who tune daily to its unique mix of PBS series such as NOVA, The American Experience, Sesame Street, and its original productions on local and national topics. Specials also highlight special events and renown speakers at Howard University, such as Cornel West, Toni Morrison and Nobel Laureate Ivar Giaever. WHUT airs more than 3,500 hours of public affairs and educational programming each year. WHUT has won 13 Emmys, and numerous other awards such as the Telly, Aurora, and Cine Golden Eagle.