He grew up in a life of poverty, drugs and jail, but chased his dreams to become a voice for his community. MetroFocus sits down with award-winning actor, writer, community arts activist, and most recently the star, co-writer, and producer of the film, “Chapter and Verse,” Daniel Beaty. Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America is a multi-platform public […]
Do you have what it takes to change the life of a child? If so, now’s your chance to become a mentor. We talk to Paula Gavin – the Chief Services Officer in charge of the new initiative, and Bianca Gottesman and Jade Nieves – a mentor-mentee duo from the organization i-Mentor – which builds mentoring relationships that empower first-generation […]
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to sign an executive order declaring a State of Emergency for the MTA. We have the latest on these “Days of Delays.” A major shake-up in the race for City Hall as Republican Paul Massey drops out. Find out how you can help save our planet’s future. Meet “First Person” host Aaryn Lang and the […]
As pride month and our celebration of LGBTQ equality comes to a close, meet “First Person” host Aaryn Lang and the attitudes she is helping transition in and out of the community.
In these “Days of Delays,” New Yorkers are running to car services like Uber and Lyft. We head Uptown to meet the everyday people who make up the Bronx. Our “Summer of Adventure” takes us to Yellowstone National Park for a fascinating look at how the animals there are adapting to the powerful effects of climate change. The Tri-State celebration […]
We head uptown to the Bronx and take a look of some of the local culture and people, who might be threatened by displacement as a major rezoning looms over the area. For more short documentaries profiling some of the people who work and live along Jerome Ave click here: The New York Times.
An “A” train derails in Harlem, triggering power outages and halting services on four lines. The Supreme Court rules on the Travel Ban. We talk with a Republican Mayoral contender who says that one term for Mayor Bill de Blasio is more than enough. And Meet the geek girls rising to the top of the tech world!