We’ll have the latest reaction in Albany to the conviction of former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver from MetroFocus contributor Matt Ryan, managing editor of New York NOW.
We get the latest from Albany about the conviction of former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver. We’re joined by Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith to learn about Very Special Arts. And author and journalist Stephen Silverman explains the history of the Catskills.
We get an update from Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, talk HIV/AIDS progress on World AIDS Day and look back at Woody Allen’s life and career on his 80th birthday.
Whether it’s stopping gun violence, reforming criminal justice or taking on Mayor Bill de Blasio, New York Congressman Hakeem Jeffries is a man on a mission. The east Brooklyn and south Queens representative joins us tonight.
Dec. 1 marks World AIDS Day, a day we can unite in the worldwide fight against HIV and AIDS. In the U.S., an estimated 1.2 million people are living with HIV or AIDS and nearly 10 percent of them call New York City home. This is a testament to advances in medicine, but one problem still persists: the stigma. We speak with activist Mark Milano, who is fighting back with information.
Former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was ruled guilty on multiple charges of corruption, the New York Times reported. According to the paper, Silver was convicted on seven charges of honest services fraud, extortion and money laundering. The times reported: “In the Silver trial, the government built a case that he had orchestrated two schemes through which he […]
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo took a big step announcing his plans to enact anti-discrimination protections for transgender New Yorkers. But what does that really mean for the community? We speak with transgender rights leader and Empire State Pride Agenda Foundation Board of Directors Co-Chair Melissa Sklarz. Also, We sit down with Laurie Dhue, one of the brightest starts in cable news who suffered from a years-long battle with alcoholism. She shares the story of her road to recovery and how she’s helping others do the same. It’s a decision no aging parent of an adult disabled person wants to face: When will the day come where I can no longer take care of my child? A new Independent Lens documentary offers a heartbreaking and intimate look at a family at a crossroads.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo took a big step announcing his plans to enact anti-discrimination protections for transgendered New Yorkers. But what does that really mean for the community? We speak with transgender rights leader and Empire State Pride Agenda Foundation Board of Directors Co-Chair Melissa Sklarz.