Russell Simmons, co-Founder of Def Jam Records, activist and author, joins us for the first of a two-part interview to talk about his new book, The Happy Vegan, which serves as a guide to conscious eating, veganism and the benefits of healthy living.
In the second installment of a two-part interview and as part of our ongoing American Graduate series, NYS Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia discusses receivership and her request for more education funding. As part of our ongoing American Graduate series, we take a look at Mott Haven Academy, which aims to help educate children in foster care or the welfare system. Charlie Todd, the founder of Improv Everywhere and mastermind behind the “No Pants Subway Ride” prank, stops by to explain where the stunt started and what these viral jokes are trying to achieve.
Will former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton go two-for-two and squeak past U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders? Will New York real estate mogul Donald Trump edge out U.S. Senators Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio? We’ll discuss it all and more when MSNBC National Correspondent Joy-Ann Reid stops by to talk presidential politics ahead of the New Hampshire primary. Columbia University Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering Kartik Chandran explains how toilet water can be transformed into drinking water. New Jersey Capitol Report Host Steve Adubato explains the Garden States pension woes. Broadway actress and performer Christine Ebersole discusses her involvement with NJTVs The American Songbook, which premieres Wednesday, Feb. 10.
Columbia University Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering Kartik Chandran explains how toilet water can be transformed into drinking water.
Watch Mayor Bill de Blasio announce his agenda for the upcoming year at his State of the City address Thursday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m.
You’ve probably read a lot about the water problems in Flint, Michigan, but here in New York’s rural Rensselaer County, MetroFocus Host Jenna Flanagan introduces us to a smaller community that is having serious water issues of its own.
Harry Enten, an analyst for FiveThirtyEight, joins us to discuss the Iowa caucus results. Infectious disease expert Dr. Bob Arnot brings us the facts about the mosquiteo-borne Zika virus, which the World Health Organization on Monday declared a global emergency. Star Trek’s George Takei joins us for the second of a two-part interview to reminisce about the good ol’ days on the USS Enterprise and discuss his role as an LGBT activist. In honor of Black History Month, we sit down with Kadiatou Diallo who remembers her son Amadou, the unarmed Liberian immigrant whose 1999 death sparked outrage in New York after police fired 41 shots, striking him 19 times.
Infectious disease expert Dr. Bob Arnot brings us the facts about the Zika virus, which the World Health Organization on Monday declared a global emergency.
Newsday’s Ellis Henican reviews New York City’s response to this weekend’s snowstorm. Commissioner Julie Menin explains why women pay more for products than those aimed at men. Pizza guru Colin Atrophy Hagendorf tells us about his quest to find Manhattan’s best pizza.