VPM NEWS FOCAL POINT
A weekly half-hour show framing statewide news through a lens of in-depth reporting on culture, politics, business, health, the environment, race, science and the arts. Hosted by award-winning journalist Angie Miles, we examine the news, using our complex history to contextualize contemporary Virginia.
How a father turned tragedy into activism
Andrew “Andy” Goddard came close to losing his son during the Virginia Tech shooting on April 16, 2007. As he... Read More
What’s next for abortion rights in Virginia?
In the wake of a leaked, draft opinion from a majority on the United States Supreme Court, legal experts are... Read More
PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA
We want to hear from you. Each week we ask viewers how they feel about a topic explored on the show. This week's episode is on activism. Enter your thoughts on the topic below and your feedback could be shared in an upcoming episode.
Have you ever participated in a demonstration or a protest? In your opinion, is there ever a time when activism can do more harm than good? What do you think is the most misunderstood cause of our day?