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July 26, 2017 at 6:45 pm

New York City Councilman Corey Johnson’s demands to be heard during the healthcare showdown got him arrested outside of Sen. Mitch McConnell’s office.  He’ll be here to give us the inside story. Is there a way to completely ‘rethink’ New York’s failing transit system?  We’ll hear from our guest Jim Venturi, the Founder and Principal Designer of ReThinkNYC.  A new program […]

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July 25, 2017 at 6:45 pm

Two hit-and-run deaths in Brooklyn this weekend have pushed City Council members and cyclist enthusiasts for protections on our dangerous streets.  We talk to Paul Steely White, the Executive Director of Transportation Alternatives, to find out what steps his organization is pushing for to make the city streets safer for cyclists. It’s shark week, but sharks in the city?  They […]

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July 01, 2017 at 5:30 am

Meet the organization using an age old approach to overcome poverty and help young people chase their dreams. We sit down with Susan L. Taylor, the former Editor–in-Chief of “Essence Magazine” and the Founder of the National CARES Mentoring Movement program.   He grew up in a life of poverty, drugs and jail, but chased his dreams to become a voice […]

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June 30, 2017 at 5:30 am

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 […]

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June 15, 2017 at 5:30 am

The transit summer nightmare that’s more than just a bad dream-with new re-routings! New cancellations! And new delays! We’ll take you into the tunnels for a rare look at the breakdowns causing chaos for commuters. Putting an end to the stigma surrounding male sexual assault. Once a victim, now a leading voice-the son of NBA legend Isaiah Thomas, Zeke Thomas […]

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January 13, 2017 at 5:13 am

Tonight, after the president-elect’s knockdown, drag out with CNN’s Jim Acosta, all eyes turn to today’s Trump cabinet confirmation hearings. On that docket, Dr. Ben Carson, the president-elect’s pick for HUD secretary. But does Carson have the right skills for the job? This is an appointment that will impact all of us who live in the Tri-State area.

Next, here in the city, a fight for City Hall! Former councilman Sal Albanese officially throws his hat in the ring, joining the growing pack of mayoral candidates trying to unseat Bill de Blasio. Albanese will be here to make the case for why he’s the best person to occupy Gracie Mansion, and will share his thoughts on a possible run against Hillary Clinton.

Finally, before Muhammad Ali, there was Jack Johnson, boxing’s first African-American heavyweight champion of the world. His 1912 conviction by an all-white jury on what many claim was a trumped up, racially motivated morals charge, have many pleading with President Obama to formally pardon the icon before he leaves the White House: and the clock is ticking! We have the latest.

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