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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
February 17, 2018 at 5:30 am

“On This Journey, There Is Still #HOPE.” Those words will headline the 47th Annual Black and Puerto Rican conference weekend in Albany and help set the tone for the group’s legislative agenda this coming year. We’ve got your preview. Directed by acclaimed documentary filmmaker Stanley Nelson,  the new film  by PBS’ Independent Lens, Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black […]

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REGINALD F. LEWIS: PIONEERclip
February 16, 2018 at 7:15 pm

A new documentary “Pioneers: Reginald F. Lewis and the Making of a Billion Dollar Empire” chronicles the life and legacy of business pioneer, philanthropist and titan Reginald F. Lewis. A Harvard Law School graduate, Lewis rose to prominence as a lawyer, financier, and leader of the global food company TLC Beatrice International. Lewis was the first African American ever to […]

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“WE ARE RISING”clip
February 16, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Directed by acclaimed documentary filmmaker Stanley Nelson, the new film by PBS’ Independent Lens, Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities, examines the impact Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have had on American history, culture and national identity. Nelson is here to preview the powerful story of the influence and evolution of education. Aired […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
February 16, 2018 at 5:30 am

Long Island Congressman Lee Zeldin joins us to share his analysis of the deadly school shooting in Florida, failing infrastructure, the gang crackdown, the DACA deadline and the Russia probe. Marvel’s “Black Panther” is not only breaking new ground, it’s changing perceptions here in New York. Frederick Joseph, founder of the #BlackPantherChallenge online campaign raising money to send children to the movie, […]

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