We’ll give you a sneak peek at the Oscar nominated short film, “Joe’s Violin” about how a violin’s journey across time forms a special friendship between a 91 year-old Holocaust survivor and a 12 year-old girl from the Bronx. Director Kahane Cooperman tells us how music helped bring these two together and changed her life.
First, President Donald Trump withdraws Obama administration protection for transgender students. Next, Assembly member Marcos Crespo tells us his plan to help college graduates with student debt. Then, Commissioner Julie Menin tells us about a new campaign that will have you headed to the library. Finally, American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Misty Copeland tells us about her rise in the […]
Following college, many Americans continue to find themselves drowning in debt. Often, for many low and middle income students, the burden is too heavy to bare. New York State Assembly member Marcos Crespo has a radical idea to change that, and joins us to outline his plan.
If you see people reading the same book on the train, don’t be surprised. New York City just launched a program to encourage New Yorker’s to join as a community and read the same book. Commissioner Julie Menin lays out this new star-studded campaign that will have you headed to your closest library. For more information on how to vote […]
First, City Council speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito sits down for a one-on-one exclusive interview with MetroFocus as she reflects on her tenure and her future. Next, PBS NATURE’s Executive Producer Fred Kaufman gives us a “first look” at the next installment of the amazing “Spy in the Wild” series. Finally, Broadway stars are taking to the stage to help raise money […]
City Council speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito sits down for a one-on-one exclusive interview with MetroFocus as she reflects on her tenure and her future. It’s an interview you don’t want to miss!
First, after a weekend that has seen “Not My President’s Day” protests, we’ve got the latest on Pres. Trump and his impact on our community. Next, Jewish-Americans are tense after bomb threats are called into community centers around the country and a historic Cemetery was desecrated in St. Louis. Finally, PBS continues it’s month long celebration of Black History Month […]
After a weekend that has seen “Not My President’s Day” protests, a factual Swedish faux pas, the passing of the Russian Ambassador to the United Nations, and a new Executive Order on the immigration travel ban, we’ve got the latest on President Trump and his impact on our community.
First, State Assemblyman Marcos Crespo talks about the State Assembly’s bills to protect immigrants including one that would make New York a sanctuary state. Next, in honor of Maya Angelou and Black History Month we’ll take an in depth look at her life in this must see upcoming PBS documentary. Finally,Warren Buffett’s son, Peter shares his opinion on the current […]