January 16, 2018 at 5:30 am

A special edition on this Martin Luther King Jr. day as we focus on race in America. A new survey says six in ten Americans think the president has made race relations even worse than they’d predicted. To his unpredictable response that jobs will ease racial tension: what does he mean? We’ll explain. As the president approaches the first anniversary of his inauguration, we’ll examine his record on race. We’ve assembled a panel from academia to the political to examine how we can get everyone to be part of the discussion. Can we solve the racial divide by agreeing to disagree? That’s just one of the issues we tackle in this episode of MetroFocus.

Aired on January 15, 2018.


MetroFocus is made possible by James and Merryl Tisch, Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III, the Sylvia A. and Simon B. Poyta Programming Endowment to Fight Anti-Semitism, Bernard and Irene Schwartz, Rosalind P. Walter, Barbara Hope Zuckerberg, Jody and John Arnhold, the Cheryl and Philip Milstein Family, Janet Prindle Seidler, Judy and Josh Weston and the Dr. Robert C. and Tina Sohn Foundation.


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