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MENTAL HEALTH & SCHOOL SHOOTINGSclip
February 21, 2018 at 6:45 pm

The school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida last week shook the nation as it claimed the lives of 17 students and faculty. In the wake of this latest tragic event, we’re examining the effects of school shootings on our children’s emotional and psychological well being. We’ll explore the reaction young adults are having to the […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
February 21, 2018 at 5:30 am

In the wake of the tragic school shooting in Parkland, Florida, outrage continues across the nation. A new generation takes the lead in the efforts to spark change both across the country and here in New York. We have the latest. A legal loophole allows New York hospitals to dispose of rape kits after just thirty days. In January 2018, Governor […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
February 17, 2018 at 5:30 am

“On This Journey, There Is Still #HOPE.” Those words will headline the 47th Annual Black and Puerto Rican conference weekend in Albany and help set the tone for the group’s legislative agenda this coming year. We’ve got your preview. Directed by acclaimed documentary filmmaker Stanley Nelson,  the new film  by PBS’ Independent Lens, Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black […]

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“WE ARE RISING”clip
February 16, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Directed by acclaimed documentary filmmaker Stanley Nelson, the new film by PBS’ Independent Lens, Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities, examines the impact Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have had on American history, culture and national identity. Nelson is here to preview the powerful story of the influence and evolution of education. Aired […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
February 15, 2018 at 5:30 am

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 […]

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FIRE TRAGEDY: REACTION & WARNINGepisode
February 14, 2018 at 7:00 pm

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 […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
February 14, 2018 at 5:30 am

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 […]

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