• MetroFocus -- ALZHEIMER’S IMPACT ON BLACK AND LATINO COMMUNITIES
    ALZHEIMER’S IMPACT ON BLACK AND LATINO COMMUNITIES
    Through the devastation brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, it has become ...
    Through the devastation brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, it has become painfully clear that Black and Latino New Yorkers are being hit especially hard- not just by COVID-19 but by other ...
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  • MetroFocus -- "THE FIGHT"
    "THE FIGHT"
    Tonight, a new documentary, takes us to the frontlines of “The Fight” from ...
    Tonight, a new documentary, takes us to the frontlines of “The Fight” from inside courtrooms and all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court- to witness, firsthand, the litigation of four hallmark ...
    0:17:57
  • MetroFocus -- AMERICAN PORTRAIT PREMIERES “FAMILY OF US”
    AMERICAN PORTRAIT PREMIERES “FAMILY OF US”
    Family. It’s arguably more important now than ever before. Whether it’s ...
    Family. It’s arguably more important now than ever before. Whether it’s relatives or friends, family -- however you define it -- keeps us connected as the pandemic forces us to isolate. Our ...
    0:09:37
  • MetroFocus -- FRONTLINE INVESTIGATES THE “UNITED STATES OF CONSPIRACY”
    FRONTLINE INVESTIGATES THE “UNITED STATES OF CONSPIRACY”
    Veteran FRONTLINE filmmaker Michael Kirk joins us with a preview of his new ...
    Veteran FRONTLINE filmmaker Michael Kirk joins us with a preview of his new film, “United States of Conspiracy.” Investigating how trafficking in conspiracy theories went from the fringes of U.S. ...
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  • MetroFocus -- BROOKLYN PASTOR OFFERS SOLUTIONS TO RISING GUN VIOLENCE
    BROOKLYN PASTOR OFFERS SOLUTIONS TO RISING GUN VIOLENCE
    Tonight, anti-gun violence activist Pastor Monrose, whose GodSquad of clergy ...
    Tonight, anti-gun violence activist Pastor Monrose, whose GodSquad of clergy leads efforts to halt street violence in the East Flatbush area of Brooklyn joins us with possible solutions on how to ...
    0:13:29
  • MetroFocus -- SAFETY LESSON PLAN AS SCHOOL REOPENING LOOMS
    SAFETY LESSON PLAN AS SCHOOL REOPENING LOOMS
    With COVID 19-cases on the rise nationally, and the start of a new school year ...
    With COVID 19-cases on the rise nationally, and the start of a new school year just over a month away, there’s a lot of anxiety about what that return to school will look like.
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  • MetroFocus -- “COVID’S HIDDEN TOLL”
    “COVID’S HIDDEN TOLL”
    Frontline explores how the COVID crisis has hit vulnerable immigrants and ...
    Frontline explores how the COVID crisis has hit vulnerable immigrants and undocumented workers. Tonight, award-winning filmmaker Daffodil Altan shares stories from the pandemic’s invisible victims, ...
    0:12:19
  • MetroFocus -- WHAT ENTERING PHASE 4 MEANS FOR NYC
    WHAT ENTERING PHASE 4 MEANS FOR NYC
    It’s been several months since Governor Andrew Cuomo put “New York on ...
    It’s been several months since Governor Andrew Cuomo put “New York on Pause,” effectively requiring 100-percent of all non-essential works to quarantine at home. And while New Yorkers did their ...
    0:13:15
  • MetroFocus -- RACIAL DISPARITIES LEADING TO DEATHS OF PREGNANT NEW YORKERS
    RACIAL DISPARITIES LEADING TO DEATHS OF PREGNANT NEW YORKERS
    It’s a shocking and all-too-real reminder of the racial disparities that exist ...
    It’s a shocking and all-too-real reminder of the racial disparities that exist in our society: black women in New York City are exponentially more likely to die from pregnancy related complications ...
    0:13:01
  • MetroFocus -- BROADWAY TO STAY CLOSED THROUGH JANUARY 3
    BROADWAY TO STAY CLOSED THROUGH JANUARY 3
    The Broadway League has announced a further delay to the reopening of shows on ...
    The Broadway League has announced a further delay to the reopening of shows on the New York stage. Initially shut down through April 12, then through June 7 and then through September 6, all Broadway ...
    0:13:04
  • MetroFocus -- KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM TUESDAY’S PRIMARY
    KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM TUESDAY’S PRIMARY
    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 ...
    0:13:17
  • MetroFocus -- FRONTLINE INVESTIGATES: OPIOIDS, INC
    FRONTLINE INVESTIGATES: OPIOIDS, INC
    As New York looks to recover from the devastation brought about by the ...
    As New York looks to recover from the devastation brought about by the coronavirus, there’s another epidemic still shaping American life. The opioid crisis is responsible for claiming the lives of ...
    0:13:37
  • MetroFocus -- FUNDING & DEFUNDING FOR THE SAFETY & SECURITY OF NYC
    FUNDING & DEFUNDING FOR THE SAFETY & SECURITY OF NYC
    In New York City, where thousands of protestors hit the streets in the aftermath ...
    In New York City, where thousands of protestors hit the streets in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death, “defund the police” became a major rallying cry heard across the country. Now New York ...
    0:12:49
  • MetroFocus -- HOW DO WE TOGETHER OPEN THE DOORS OF OPPORTUNITY?
    HOW DO WE TOGETHER OPEN THE DOORS OF OPPORTUNITY?
    This year’s Juneteenth comes in the wake of nationwide protests following the ...
    This year’s Juneteenth comes in the wake of nationwide protests following the death of George Floyd – protests that have already sparked significant changes to policing in this country.
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  • MetroFocus -- “WE SEE YOU, WHITE AMERICAN THEATER”
    “WE SEE YOU, WHITE AMERICAN THEATER”
    This week, more than 300 theater artists- black, Indigenous and people of color- ...
    This week, more than 300 theater artists- black, Indigenous and people of color- joined that conversation – in a published a blistering statement addressed to “White American Theater” decrying ...
    0:13:15
  • MetroFocus -- “DID BILL DE BLASIO’S POLITICAL CAREER JUST END?”
    “DID BILL DE BLASIO’S POLITICAL CAREER JUST END?”
    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 ...
    0:13:13
  • MetroFocus -- THE FUTURE WORKPLACE
    THE FUTURE WORKPLACE
    The coronavirus outbreak has changed the way we work in the short-term, but will ...
    The coronavirus outbreak has changed the way we work in the short-term, but will it have lasting effects on workplaces of the future?
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  • MetroFocus -- “THE BLACK PANTHERS: VANGUARD OF THE REVOLUTION”
    “THE BLACK PANTHERS: VANGUARD OF THE REVOLUTION”
    Award-winning filmamker Stanley Nelson reflects on the civil rights- from the ...
    Award-winning filmamker Stanley Nelson reflects on the civil rights- from the Black Panthers Movement to the Black Lives Matter movement and what today's demonstrators can learn from their ...
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  • MetroFocus -- CTD: COVENANT HOUSE PROTECTS HOMELESS KIDS AMID PANDEMIC
    CTD: COVENANT HOUSE PROTECTS HOMELESS KIDS AMID PANDEMIC
    Covenant House NY executive director Sister Nancy Downing discusses the risks ...
    Covenant House NY executive director Sister Nancy Downing discusses the risks for kids experiencing homelessness on their own, her concern about the coming spike in youth homelessness, and how ...
    0:13:02
  • MetroFocus -- "UNDERLYING AMERICA'S UNREST IS STRUCTURAL RACISM"
    "UNDERLYING AMERICA'S UNREST IS STRUCTURAL RACISM"
    "Structural racism creates inequality in every aspect of life and puts black ...
    "Structural racism creates inequality in every aspect of life and puts black people on the lowest rung of the racial hierarchy ladder, sometimes not even considered human. It has played a fundamental ...
    0:13:26
  • MetroFocus -- RACE AND RACISM IN AMERICA: PBS  ‘THE TALK’
    RACE AND RACISM IN AMERICA: PBS ‘THE TALK’
    “The Talk” director and supervising producer Sam Pollard joins us for a ...
    “The Talk” director and supervising producer Sam Pollard joins us for a conversation on race, courage and understanding what’s right and to discuss PBS’s special re-airing at this critical ...
    0:13:05