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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
May 02, 2018 at 5:30 am

It’s a debate sweeping the nation: what is free speech? What is hate speech? Nadine Strossen, the former president of the American Civil Liberties Union is here with her analysis. New York City Teachers are like teachers across the country facing long hours, few resources, and the educational divide. Tonight, a first-hand look at a system’s strain on those who educate […]

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HORROR INSIDE NYCHAclip
April 26, 2018 at 6:45 pm

We take you inside the life of New York Public Housing and the horror stories. Tonight, a first-hand tour of the Red Fern Houses. Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America is a multi-platform public media initiative that provides a deeper understanding of the impact of poverty on American society. Major funding for this initiative is provided by The JPB Foundation. […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
April 26, 2018 at 5:30 am

No matter where you look, it’s evident that New York City has a homeless problem that seems to be growing. After 30 years at the Coalition for the Homeless, Mary Brosnahan, who has been one of the biggest advocates for those living on the streets, is stepping down. We’re looking back at this crisis with her in search of solutions. Their […]

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A GEM ON THE LOWER EAST SIDEclip
April 25, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Their Lower East Side neighborhood is considered less than stellar by some standards, but that doesn’t mean the students there can’t chase and achieve their dreams. As a part of our multi-platform public media initiative, “Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America,” we meet the incredible people of the Cornelia Connelly Center. Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
April 25, 2018 at 5:30 am

Fears and tempers rise for the second time in a week, as Jewish men were attacked, choked, and threatened with murder in Brooklyn. We have the latest on these crimes. For some New Yorker’s, choosing between buying a meal or getting to work is a way of life. Should our most needy neighbors have their commutes subsidized? Their stories, and […]

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

Governor Andrew Cuomo is leading the charge against the New York City Housing Association (NYCHA), but his ferocity was negligible when he was Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary. And, a powerful political party has already endorsed Cynthia Nixon’s run for Governor of New York. Why? Plus, statewide elections are tomorrow, then in June it’s the congressional primaries […]

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NYCHA, SPECIAL ELECTIONS, & PRIMARIESPreview
April 23, 2018 at 6:45 pm

Governor Andrew Cuomo is leading the charge against the New York City Housing Association (NYCHA), but his ferocity was negligible when he was Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary. And, a powerful political party has already endorsed Cynthia Nixon’s run for Governor of New York. Why? Plus, statewide elections are tomorrow, then in June it’s the congressional primaries […]

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