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“CAUGHT” IN THE JUDICIAL SYSTEMclip
March 27, 2018 at 7:15 pm

The United States imprisons more kids in juvenile detention than any other industrialized nation. WNYC brings us the candid stories of the teenage offenders stuck in the system in the new podcast “Caught.” Host Kai Wright joins us to bring us inside the lives, cells and minds of those juvenile offenders after they are caught in the system. Aired on […]

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PET PASSENGER RIGHTSclip
March 27, 2018 at 7:00 pm

The story of the French bulldog puppy, Kokito, that died on a United Airlines flight en route to New York after being placed in the overhead compartment, broke the hearts of millions across the country. Now, New York State Senator Marisol Alcantara, is leading the charge to enact laws to ensure this tragedy is never repeated. Aired on March 27, […]

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URBAN LEAGUE: LOOKING FORWARDclip
March 27, 2018 at 6:45 pm

For over 100 years, the National Urban League has been working to provide economic empowerment, educational opportunities and the guarantee of civil rights for the underserved in America. As part of “Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America,” the multi-platform public media reporting initiative, Marc Morial, president and CEO of the National Urban League, is here to shed light […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
March 27, 2018 at 5:30 am

What are the next steps after the March For Our Lives rallies? Has the NRA found a formidable enemy in generation “Z?” Can a demonstrations really drive change? Ellis Henican, “Trump’s America” columnist for Metro papers, joins us to discuss. Former adult film star Stormy Daniels is opening up about her alleged former relationship with Donald Trump in 2006 and […]

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PUERTO RICO’S STUDENTS REBUILD AT NYUclip
March 27, 2018 at 5:00 am

The University of Puerto Rico was devastated by Hurricane Maria. All eleven of their campuses were closed down in the weeks following. With the island’s education system in a state of flux, 50 of their students, including Ana Garcia and Ignangeli Salinas, were offered the chance to rebuild their education at NYU this spring. We take a look at these […]

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AFTER THE MARCH: NEXT STEPS & STORMY WEATHERclip
March 27, 2018 at 4:30 am

What are the next steps after the March For Our Lives rallies? Has the NRA found a formidable enemy in generation “Z?” Can a demonstrations really drive change? Ellis Henican, “Trump’s America” columnist for Metro papers, joins us to discuss. Former adult film star Stormy Daniels is opening up about her alleged former relationship with Donald Trump in 2006 and […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
March 24, 2018 at 5:30 am

Students and their supporters will come together at tomorrow’s “March For Our Lives” rallies in Washington, DC and across the country, demanding “that their lives and safety become a priority and that we end gun violence and mass shootings in our schools today.” One of the movement’s organizers is here. As the nation struggles with how to manage sexual misconduct […]

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“JUSTICE FOR KOKITO”clip
March 24, 2018 at 5:15 am

After a French bulldog puppy died after being stuffed in an overhead compartment on a United Airlines flight to LaGuardia Airport, the nation was outraged. Now animal lovers and legislators are demanding justice for Kokito. Evan Oshan, the attorney representing Kokito’s family, is here to talk about seeking justice for Kokito. Aired on March 23, 2018. 

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