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METROFOCUS JUNE 7, 2019episode
June 08, 2019 at 5:30 am

Sen. Alessandra Biaggi joins us to discuss the newly passed Child Victims Act, her personal story as a survivor of sexual violence, and her new role in government. Did New York City just commit the “largest unforced error in its economic history” by losing out on Amazon HQ2? We have an analysis. We’re taking a look back at Sir Ernest […]

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METROFOCUS JUNE 4, 2019episode
June 05, 2019 at 5:30 am

Community leaders from different faiths are joining forces to end gun violence in the tri-state. A young filmmaker brings the story of “the imperial court,” the oldest LGBT charity organization, to life in “50 Years of Fabulous.” We have your preview. The New York native and colorful president gets a fresh take in Jerome Charyn’s book, “The Perilous Adventures Of The Cowboy […]

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METROFOCUS: MAY 28, 2019episode
May 29, 2019 at 5:30 am

Sex trafficking in America is a problem far more wide spread than imagined. We have their stories and the police unit committed to ending the scourge. Plus, why does New York City have one of the most segregated education systems in the country? And, meet the hungry herd hired by the city to roam Riverside Park.  Their task: to help take […]

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NYC School Segregation: Rethinking the SHSATclip
May 29, 2019 at 5:00 am

65 years after Brown v. Board of Education, segregation in public schools remains a major issue in cities across the country. New York City has one of the most segregated school systems in the country, and some see the controversial Specialized High Schools Admissions Test as part of the problem. At a City Council Oversight Hearing on Segregation in the New […]

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