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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
April 05, 2018 at 5:30 am

Fed up with after-hours emails from your boss? One lawmaker feels your pain. He’s fighting not only for your “right to disconnect,” but to also punish bosses who don’t comply. New York City Council Member Rafael Espinal, Jr. Is here with the details. As the nation remembers the slain civil rights leader 50 years after his assassination, we take a […]

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“DEFINING HOPE”clip
April 05, 2018 at 5:15 am

We follow the journey of hospice patients who are “Defining Hope,” in a film that investigates the choices patients with life-threatening illnesses make in their final months and days, from how much medical technology they accept, what they hope for, and how that hope evolves when life is threatened. Filmmaker Carolyn Jones, and a hospice nurse featured in the documentary, […]

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DR. KING’S NEW YORKclip
April 05, 2018 at 4:45 am

As the nation remembers the slain civil rights leader 50 years after his assassination, we take a look at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life, activism, and legacy through the lens of the “King In New York” photography exhibition on view at the Museum of the City of New York. Sarah Seidman, Puffin Foundation curator of social activism at the […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
April 04, 2018 at 5:30 am

In a controversial and last minute move, the U.S. Commerce Department announced that it will restore a question about citizenship to the 2020 census questionnaire. Will the question scare immigrants off and result in an inaccurate count? Throwing off the count of who’s present in the U.S. could have massive implications, including a significant impact on Congress’ representation for the […]

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