Marvel’s “Black Panther” is not only breaking new ground, it’s changing perceptions here in New York. Frederick Joseph, founder of the #BlackPantherChallenge online campaign raising money to send children to the movie, shares the details. Aired on February 15, 2018.
Mayor De Blasio delivered his “State of the City” address on Tuesday, February 13, detailing his plan to make New York City the “fairest big city in America.” We have New York City’s reaction to the address. City & State staff reporter Jeff Coltin joins us to discuss what it means for you and your family. The massive fire in […]
The massive fire in Belmont, Bronx in December 2017, which claimed 13 lives, was New York City’s deadliest fire in nearly three decades. This tragic accident was caused by a 3-year-old child playing with a stove. FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro is here with his reaction to the historic tragedy and to share a reminder to “close the door” if you […]
As the President seeks $23 billion for a border wall and increased immigration enforcement Frontline investigates the surge of brutal violence that they say has become a focal point of the President’s rhetoric on immigration. And for the immigrant teens caught in the gang crackdown, will they have due process or will justice be long overdue? Producer and director of […]
February is low vision awareness month. Our Maddie Orton takes us to a music school on the Upper West Side where vision impairment is no obstacle for these budding musicians. Aired on February 13, 2018.
A new edition of PBS’ American Experience series explores the first major terror attack on U.S. soil. The documentary reveals the story behind the mostly-forgotten 1920 bombing on Wall Street that left 38 people dead and remains unsolved today. Beverly Gage, professor of history and American studies at Yale University and author of “The Day Wall Street Exploded: A Story […]
With four children dead throughout New York City, the Centers for Disease Control is urging New Yorkers to get the flu vaccine because the illness is on track to be one of the worst epidemics on record. Doctor Demetre Daskalakis from the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is here to teach us how we can protect ourselves against […]
Major League Baseball legend Darryl Strawberry and his psychologist Dr. David Miller joins us to shed light on their book “Don’t Give Up on Me: Shedding Light on Addiction with Darryl Strawberry.” Aired on February 12, 2018.