What are the next steps after the March For Our Lives rallies? Has the NRA found a formidable enemy in generation “Z?” Can a demonstrations really drive change? Ellis Henican, “Trump’s America” columnist for Metro papers, joins us to discuss. Former adult film star Stormy Daniels is opening up about her alleged former relationship with Donald Trump in 2006 and […]
Black women in tech are the fastest growing group of entrepreneurs, shattering the glass ceiling while chasing their dreams. As part of the multi-platform reporting initiative “Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America,” Esosa Ighodaro, co-founder of Black Women Talk Tech conference, and Chana Ginelle-Ewing, Co-Founder and CEO of GeenieBox, are here to share their stories. Chasing the Dream: […]
New York Magazine penned a shocking exposé alleging that the Manhattan district attorney’s office may have failed to prosecute Harvey Weinstein in 2015 for alleged sexual harassment because of the film mogul’s political connections. Now, Governor Andrew Cuomo has directed the state attorney general to review the office’s handling of the case. The details ahead with the magazine’s features editor, […]
This weekend kids and families will join the March For Our Lives event, demanding an end to gun violence in our schools. The rally follows a long history of student uprisings here in America. Tonight we’ll take a look back with Dr. Yohuru Williams in an effort to look forward. Aired on March 22, 2018.
The fourth nor’easter in three weeks smacks into the Tri-State area, just in time for the start of spring. John Davitt, chief meteorologist for Spectrum News NY1, is here to discuss the strange weather. Plus, we’re checking in on the Department of Sanitation crews who are out on the front lines, battling the elements to ensure our main streets are […]
Wilma Mankiller, overcame sexism to emerge as the Cherokee Nation’s first woman Principal Chief. The documentary “Mankiller,” airing this month on PBS, explores the legacy of one of America’s lesser known heroes. Valerie Red-Horse Mohl, director and producer of the film, joins us with a preview. Aired on March 21, 2018.
Ken Burns’ Jackie Robinson documentary explored a true American hero. Tonight we examine the 1964 election and discuss how Robinson took on GOP candidate Barry Goldwater. Historian Matthew Delmont, who authored The Atlantic story “When Jackie Robinson Confronted a Trump-Like Candidate,” is here to talk about why the baseball legend aligned himself with the Republican party during the Civil Rights […]
From Sex and the City to governor of New York? After months of speculation, actress and activist Cynthia Nixon, announced that she is running for governor of New York, challenging two-term incumbent Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic Primary. Jarrett Murphy, executive editor of CityLimits.org, is here with the latest. There’s a computer caper in our schools. Thousands of personal computers, […]
Media legend Larry King joins us to remember Jackie Robinson. King, a Brooklyn native, was at Ebbets Field on the historic day in 1947 when the Dodgers rookie would forever change the baseball landscape. King shares what it was like to witness Robinson taking the field for the first time. Aired on March 21, 2018.