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.

Mutual of America PSEG

Funders

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, and Judy and Josh Weston.

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