TONIGHT ON METROFOCUS

April 12, 2018 at 5:30 am

Disgraced New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) Chairwoman, Shola Olatoye, has stepped down. Now NYCHA’s tenants, who have suffered with heatless, unsafe, and vermin-ridden homes, step forward with parting words for her and shed light on the next steps for their communities. As the war on opioids continues, a possible turning point toward victory for turning the tide. Former City Council Speaker, Melissa Mark-Viverito, & Former City Council Member, Elizabeth Crowley, sound the call for 21 women to be on the next City Council by 2021. They’re here with a plan to bridge the gender push. As Holocaust Remembrance begins, PBS presents “GI Jews: Jewish Americans in World War II.” A preview of their fight against prejudice on the battlefield and in the barracks.

Aired on April 9, 2018.