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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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LEAD: IS YOUR CHILD SAFE?clip
April 04, 2018 at 4:45 am

Are lead dangers lurking in your home? A new report asserts that New York City’s poison prevention program, that’s supposed to keep our children safe from lead exposure, may actually be putting thousands at risk. As part of “Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America,” the multi-platform public media reporting initiative, Aneri Pattani, a health reporter for WNYC, is […]

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CENSUS STATUS INTIMIDATION?clip
April 04, 2018 at 4:30 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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