February 3, 2017: Tonight on MetroFocus

February 04, 2017 at 5:36 am

Tonight, as part of our ongoing initiative Peril and Promise, we take you to Long Island where an environmental catastrophe no one ever saw coming threatens the future of the region.

Then, one fast and furious group has a need for speed that’s proving deadly. We team up with our partners at Newsday to take you inside the world of illegal street racing.

Finally, he grew up in a life of poverty, drugs and jail, but chased his dreams to become a voice for his community. As part of our ongoing initiative, Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America, we share the story of artist and activist Daniel Beaty.