April 25, 2018 at 5:30 am

Fears and tempers rise for the second time in a week, as Jewish men were attacked, choked, and threatened with murder in Brooklyn. We have the latest on these crimes. For some New Yorker’s, choosing between buying a meal or getting to work is a way of life. Should our most needy neighbors have their commutes subsidized? Their stories, and the debate over half priced fares ahead. We’re going back in time to old New York, when The Great White Way was once just “Broadway Street.” Find out about its forgotten past. Tarana Burke, the founder of the #MeToo movement feted as one of TIME magazine’s 100 most influential people of the year tonight. First she’s here.

Aired on April 24, 2018. 

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