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WOMEN JOURNEY TO AMERICAclip
March 06, 2018 at 7:15 pm

A new exhibition program “Real People. Real Lives. Women Immigrants of New York,” on view at the Queens Museum, features the unique perspectives of 16 young women, their journey to America and life in New York City. The project is a unique nonprofit-artist partnership between New Women New Yorkers and Dru Blumensheid aka BUMESI. Photograph BUMESI, Arielle Kandell, founder and […]

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DACA DEADLINEclip
March 06, 2018 at 6:45 pm

Another DACA deadline becomes just another day, as court orders have postponed President Trump’s deadline to end the Obama-era program that protects young illegal immigrants from deportation. With no solution from Congress DACA remains in place for now, but for how long? Beth Fertig, senior reporter for WNYC News, joins us with the latest. Aired on March 6, 2018. 

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
March 06, 2018 at 5:30 am

Hate crimes are on the rise in New York City. A new report from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) notes that the number of anti-Semitic incidents in New York rose by over 90% in 2017 compared to 2016. Perhaps even more troubling, are reports of a doubling of incidents involving harassment suffered by children in K-12 schools. Evan Bernstein, ADL New […]

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HATE SURGE IN NEW YORK CITYclip
March 06, 2018 at 4:45 am

Hate crimes are on the rise in New York City. A new report from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) notes that the number of anti-Semitic incidents in New York rose by over 90% in 2017 compared to 2016. Perhaps even more troubling, are reports of a doubling of incidents involving harassment suffered by children in K-12 schools. Evan Bernstein, ADL New […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
March 03, 2018 at 5:30 am

The New York Housing Authority (NYCHA) is in more hot water after a new bombshell report goes so far as to compare the agency’s crisis with Flint, Michigan’s water crisis. New York State Senator, Jesse Hamilton, is here with an update. The POV documentary reveals a firsthand account of the daily trauma that grips the city of Aleppo during Syria’s […]

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