• MetroFocus -- MetroFocus: July 9, 2020
    MetroFocus: July 9, 2020
    Tonight, Bill Walton, one of the project’s early participants turned ...
    Tonight, Bill Walton, one of the project’s early participants turned facilitator and Hedda Marcus, a facilitator who helped develop the Anti-Racism Project’s curriculum, join us for a very candid ...
    Air Date 7/9/2020
    0:28:06
  • MetroFocus -- MetroFocus: July 8, 2020
    MetroFocus: July 8, 2020
    Broadway League President Charlotte St. Martin takes us onstage, backstage, and ...
    Broadway League President Charlotte St. Martin takes us onstage, backstage, and in the many offices that power the productions for a look at the new face of Broadway. Covenant House NY executive ...
    Air Date 7/8/2020
    0:28:35
  • MetroFocus -- MetroFocus: July 7, 2020
    MetroFocus: July 7, 2020
    The fight for justice by the LGBTQ community and the Black community have been ...
    The fight for justice by the LGBTQ community and the Black community have been intertwined from the beginning. But, at no point have black trans people shared fully in the gains of racial justice or ...
    Air Date 7/7/2020
    0:28:43
  • MetroFocus -- MetroFocus: July 6, 2020
    MetroFocus: July 6, 2020
    NYS Senator Brad Hoylman joins us to discuss the outlook for New York as phase 3 ...
    NYS Senator Brad Hoylman joins us to discuss the outlook for New York as phase 3 of the reopening gets underway on July 6th. He will also discuss his new bill just signed into law that will protect ...
    Air Date 7/6/2020
    0:28:22
  • MetroFocus -- MetroFocus: July 1, 2020
    MetroFocus: July 1, 2020
    “The 20- to 40-year-olds appear to be spreading the infection unperceived. ...
    “The 20- to 40-year-olds appear to be spreading the infection unperceived. They are just as easily infected as the elderly, but much more likely to show no or mild symptoms.
    Air Date 7/1/2020
    0:28:43
  • MetroFocus -- MetroFocus: June 30, 2020
    MetroFocus: June 30, 2020
    Tonight, in his new book, Five Days: The Fiery Reckoning of an American City, ...
    Tonight, in his new book, Five Days: The Fiery Reckoning of an American City, author Wes Moore chronicles the uprising and the urgent need to address both inequitable policing that occurs in poor and ...
    Air Date 6/30/2020
    0:29:02
  • MetroFocus -- MetroFocus: June 29, 2020
    MetroFocus: June 29, 2020
    In today’s polarized America, women of color are claiming power by running for ...
    In today’s polarized America, women of color are claiming power by running for political office and PBS is uplifting their voices in an important and timely two-part documentary series. ‘And She ...
    Air Date 6/29/2020
    0:28:18
  • MetroFocus -- MetroFocus: June 26, 2020
    MetroFocus: June 26, 2020
    Our special panel of experts, Dr. Christina Greer, professor of political ...
    Our special panel of experts, Dr. Christina Greer, professor of political science at Fordham University, Joseph Pinion, Chair of The Conservative Color Coalition and Ben Max, Executive Editor of the ...
    Air Date 6/26/2020
    0:28:32
  • MetroFocus -- MetroFocus: June 25, 2020
    MetroFocus: June 25, 2020
    It has been months since the lights on Broadway went out. But even during that ...
    It has been months since the lights on Broadway went out. But even during that period of darkness, Broadway has not been immune to the intense conversation concerning race that has arisen in the ...
    Air Date 6/25/2020
    0:28:24
  • MetroFocus -- MetroFocus: June 24, 2020
    MetroFocus: June 24, 2020
    Missing absentee ballots. Incomplete ballots and long lines at the polls. These ...
    Missing absentee ballots. Incomplete ballots and long lines at the polls. These were just some of the obstacles facing New Yorkers as they tried to vote in the primary election held on Tuesday, the ...
    Air Date 6/24/2020
    0:28:25
  • MetroFocus -- MetroFocus: June 23, 2020
    MetroFocus: June 23, 2020
    New York City comptroller Scott Stringer says he’s answering those calls to ...
    New York City comptroller Scott Stringer says he’s answering those calls to "defund the police" with a new proposal that would cut just over one billion dollars from the nation’s largest police ...
    Air Date 6/23/2020
    0:28:32
  • MetroFocus -- MetroFocus: June 22, 2020
    MetroFocus: June 22, 2020
    Joseph Pinion, Founder and Chairman of the Conservative Color Coalition, Dr. ...
    Joseph Pinion, Founder and Chairman of the Conservative Color Coalition, Dr. Christina Greer, Associate Professor of Political Science at Fordham University and Ben Max, Executive Editor at the Gotham ...
    Air Date 6/22/2020
    0:28:20
  • MetroFocus -- MetroFocus: June 19, 2020
    MetroFocus: June 19, 2020
    To celebrate the emancipation of slaves in the United States, we take you north ...
    To celebrate the emancipation of slaves in the United States, we take you north of the city, to Auburn, New York to explore Harriet Tubman’s life and legacy. With national conversations on ...
    Air Date 6/19/2020
    0:27:37
  • MetroFocus -- MetroFocus: June 11, 2020
    MetroFocus: June 11, 2020
    More than 200 current and former staffers of Mayor de Blasio have published an ...
    More than 200 current and former staffers of Mayor de Blasio have published an open letter criticizing his handling of recent protests and defense of the NYPD- calling his actions the latest misstep ...
    Air Date 6/11/2020
    0:27:54
  • MetroFocus -- MetroFocus: June 10, 2020
    MetroFocus: June 10, 2020
    Award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson reflects on civil rights- from the Black ...
    Award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson reflects on civil rights- from the Black Panthers movement to the Black Lives Matter movement. The coronavirus outbreak has changed the way we work in the ...
    Air Date 6/10/2020
    0:27:56
  • MetroFocus -- MetroFocus: June 9, 2020
    MetroFocus: June 9, 2020
    Head of Long Island based Erase Racism says, "Underlying America's unrest is ...
    Head of Long Island based Erase Racism says, "Underlying America's unrest is structural racism instigated or sanctioned by government." Covenant House NY executive director Sister Nancy Downing ...
    Air Date 6/9/2020
    0:28:40
  • MetroFocus -- MetroFocus: June 8, 2020
    MetroFocus: June 8, 2020
    Tonight, Eric Adams, Brooklyn Borough President and former NYPD officer of 22 ...
    Tonight, Eric Adams, Brooklyn Borough President and former NYPD officer of 22 years speaks with us about the city reopening, the police, and continued racial unrest. “The Talk” director and ...
    Air Date 6/8/2020
    0:28:36
  • MetroFocus -- MetroFocus: June 5, 2020
    MetroFocus: June 5, 2020
    Tonight, we continue our virtual town hall, focusing on systemic racism, and the ...
    Tonight, we continue our virtual town hall, focusing on systemic racism, and the racial discrepancies that have brought us to this potentially pivotal point in American history. What are those ...
    Air Date 6/5/2020
    0:28:21
  • MetroFocus -- MetroFocus: June 4, 2020
    MetroFocus: June 4, 2020
    The death of George Floyd at the hands of police triggered a wave of protest and ...
    The death of George Floyd at the hands of police triggered a wave of protest and unrest across the nation, focused on police brutality and the broader issue of systemic racism in this country. In ...
    Air Date 6/4/2020
    0:28:05
  • MetroFocus -- MetroFocus: June 3, 2020
    MetroFocus: June 3, 2020
    Former New Jersey Secretary of State and Baptist pastor Deforest Soaries Jr. ...
    Former New Jersey Secretary of State and Baptist pastor Deforest Soaries Jr. shares his perspective on the nationwide protests playing out against the backdrop of the pandemic. Peter Pitts, a former ...
    Air Date 6/3/2020
    0:28:28
  • MetroFocus -- MetroFocus: June 2, 2020
    MetroFocus: June 2, 2020
    On Memorial Day, George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, died after an officer ...
    On Memorial Day, George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, died after an officer placed his knee to his neck while taking him into custody. Floyd pleaded that he was in pain and couldn’t breathe for ...
    Air Date 6/2/2020
    0:28:47