The Long Island Salvadoran community is on edge as they fear the possible end of their temporary protection status (T.P.S.). We’ll hear one family’s fight to stay together. Make the Road New York’s Walter Barrientos and Rodman Serrano are on the front lines of the struggle. They shed light on the situation. Aired on February 23, 2018.
Rachel Levinson-Waldman, Senior Council of the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, gives us insight into the monitoring of social media by police post the Parkland shooting. She dives into the search for missed clues and a look at the modernization of police departments. Aired on February 23, 2018.
Tonight, on a special edition of MetroFocus, school shootings in America and the call for immediate change. The protests, the marches, and the walkouts have only just begun, students are now rising to stem the epidemic from the front lines. Their demand is to fix it! But does the right to bear arms in this country trump the right to […]
In the wake of the tragic school shooting in Parkland, Florida, outrage continues across the nation. A new generation takes the lead in the efforts to spark change both across the country and here in New York. We have the latest. A legal loophole allows New York hospitals to dispose of rape kits after just thirty days. In January 2018, Governor […]
MetroFocus contributor Steve Adubato provides a look at Phil Murphy, the new governor of New Jersey. We’ll discuss the road ahead for Governor Murphy and how his tenure will impact us all. Aired on February 20, 2018.
Marvel’s “Black Panther” is not only breaking new ground, it’s changing perceptions here in New York. Frederick Joseph, founder of the #BlackPantherChallenge online campaign raising money to send children to the movie, shares the details. Aired on February 15, 2018.
As the President seeks $23 billion for a border wall and increased immigration enforcement Frontline investigates the surge of brutal violence that they say has become a focal point of the President’s rhetoric on immigration. And for the immigrant teens caught in the gang crackdown, will they have due process or will justice be long overdue? Producer and director of […]
February is low vision awareness month. Our Maddie Orton takes us to a music school on the Upper West Side where vision impairment is no obstacle for these budding musicians. Aired on February 13, 2018.
A new edition of PBS’ American Experience series explores the first major terror attack on U.S. soil. The documentary reveals the story behind the mostly-forgotten 1920 bombing on Wall Street that left 38 people dead and remains unsolved today. Beverly Gage, professor of history and American studies at Yale University and author of “The Day Wall Street Exploded: A Story […]