METROFOCUS: SEPTEMBER 19, 2019

September 20, 2019 at 5:30 am

Tomorrow, students all over the city and around the world will be walking out of school to participate in the Global Climate Strike.  We have the details from one of the leading organizers. Gridlock is expected as the United Nations General Assembly gathers, but behind the U.N.’s exterior is true beauty.  We have a private tour. Eric Garner’s mother Gwen Carr is demanding justice even after the recent firing of the former NYPD officer who administered the fatal chokehold that killed her son.

Aired on September 19, 2019. 

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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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