TONIGHT ON METROFOCUS

February 10, 2018 at 5:30 am

The New York City Housing Authority remains in the hot seat, facing criticism of widespread heat outages and pervasive lies. Councilman Ritchie Torres, chairman of the city’s oversight and investigation committee, joins us to explain his zero tolerance approach to the failure of the heating system. PBS continues its celebration of Black History Month with an encore of the American Masters documentary, “Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise.” Tonight, her grandson Colin A. Johnson gives us a glimpse into the life of the literary icon and activist.Australian pop group Human Nature stops by to help kick off the weekend, treating us to a do-wop performance.

Aired on February 9, 2018.