• MetroFocus -- CENSUS OUTREACH EFFORT
    CENSUS OUTREACH EFFORT
    Amid concerns that underfunding could lead to another undercount of minority New ...
    Amid concerns that underfunding could lead to another undercount of minority New Yorkers, non-profit organizations across New York City are taking action to make sure that everyone is counted. We’ll ...
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  • MetroFocus -- FAIR HOUSING FIGHT
    FAIR HOUSING FIGHT
    After Newsday’s revealing investigation into housing discrimination on Long ...
    After Newsday’s revealing investigation into housing discrimination on Long Island, one of the region’s leading civil rights advocates, Elaine Gross, founder and president of Erase Racism, has ...
    0:08:38
  • MetroFocus -- YEAR IN REVIEW: GLOBAL WAVE OF ACTIVISM
    YEAR IN REVIEW: GLOBAL WAVE OF ACTIVISM
    From climate change to homelessness, we reflect on the global wave of activism ...
    From climate change to homelessness, we reflect on the global wave of activism that inspired the nation.
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  • MetroFocus -- YEAR IN REVIEW: ACROSS THE NATION
    YEAR IN REVIEW: ACROSS THE NATION
    From the impeachment against president Donald Trump to the 2020 race for the ...
    From the impeachment against president Donald Trump to the 2020 race for the White House, we explore politics at a national level.
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  • MetroFocus -- YEAR IN REVIEW: LOCAL POLITICS
    YEAR IN REVIEW: LOCAL POLITICS
    From the mayor’s failed bid for the White House to Amazon’s scrapped plans ...
    From the mayor’s failed bid for the White House to Amazon’s scrapped plans for New York, we explore politics at a local level.
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  • MetroFocus -- “THE LAST RACE”
    “THE LAST RACE”
    Find out how one community on Long Island is staving off developers in order to ...
    Find out how one community on Long Island is staving off developers in order to preserve its past.
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  • MetroFocus -- ALVIN AILEY 60TH ANNIVERSARY
    ALVIN AILEY 60TH ANNIVERSARY
    We’ll take you backstage at the 60th anniversary celebration of the Alvin ...
    We’ll take you backstage at the 60th anniversary celebration of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
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  • MetroFocus -- SLEEP OUT FOR HOMELESSNESS
    SLEEP OUT FOR HOMELESSNESS
    Times Square will shut down tomorrow night as a part of The World’s Big Sleep ...
    Times Square will shut down tomorrow night as a part of The World’s Big Sleep Out to raise awareness and combat homelessness.
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  • MetroFocus -- GANG MEMBER TO ACTIVIST
    GANG MEMBER TO ACTIVIST
    We’ll talk to a former gang member who’s now helping to bring an end to the ...
    We’ll talk to a former gang member who’s now helping to bring an end to the violence plaguing Long Island.
    0:05:24
  • MetroFocus -- MILITARY ADOPTION
    MILITARY ADOPTION
    A veteran hoping to adopt a child has made allegations that she faced bias from ...
    A veteran hoping to adopt a child has made allegations that she faced bias from adoption agencies. She’ll share the story of her struggle to build a family and shed light on how she overcame the ...
    0:09:27
  • MetroFocus -- RETAIL VACANCY CRISIS?
    RETAIL VACANCY CRISIS?
    New York City’s empty storefronts have doubled in the last ten years. Is the ...
    New York City’s empty storefronts have doubled in the last ten years. Is the demise of the mom and pop shops a full-blown crisis or a sign of the times?
    0:09:12
  • MetroFocus -- STUDENTS ON STRIKE
    STUDENTS ON STRIKE
    New York City high school students recently staged a walk out “strike for ...
    New York City high school students recently staged a walk out “strike for integration” and say they’ll continue to do until they get it. The man who inspired their movement will join us.
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  • MetroFocus -- HISTORIAN JON MEACHAM
    HISTORIAN JON MEACHAM
    Pulitzer Prize-winning presidential historian Jon Meacham makes sense of the ...
    Pulitzer Prize-winning presidential historian Jon Meacham makes sense of the country’s current political climate by taking a look at our past.
    0:09:44
  • MetroFocus -- NJ DEMOCRATS FACE OFF
    NJ DEMOCRATS FACE OFF
    We’ll tell you about the drama at the center of New Jersey’s political feud ...
    We’ll tell you about the drama at the center of New Jersey’s political feud between Governor Phil Murphy and Senate President Steve Sweeney.
    0:08:07
  • MetroFocus -- THE DIGITAL DIVIDE
    THE DIGITAL DIVIDE
    At a time when American students from economically deprived schools are often ...
    At a time when American students from economically deprived schools are often ill-prepared for the global and digital economy, the film “Without a Net: The Digital Divide in America,” explores how ...
    0:06:02
  • MetroFocus -- 2020 CENSUS OUTREACH
    2020 CENSUS OUTREACH
    Director of the Census for New York City Julie Menin will tell us how the city ...
    Director of the Census for New York City Julie Menin will tell us how the city plans to ensure that each resident of the five boroughs is accounted for, and why that accurate count should matter to ...
    0:12:22
  • MetroFocus -- “WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR”
    “WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR”
    Mister Rogers frequent on-air neighbor, Nicolas Ma, the son of cellist Yo-Yo Ma ...
    Mister Rogers frequent on-air neighbor, Nicolas Ma, the son of cellist Yo-Yo Ma gives us an intimate look at the man whose life lessons continue to influence.
    0:06:31
  • MetroFocus -- “MISTER ROGERS & ME”
    “MISTER ROGERS & ME”
    Who was Mister Rogers away from the limelight? The television icon’s real life ...
    Who was Mister Rogers away from the limelight? The television icon’s real life neighbor introduces us to Fred, the man who lived next door.
    0:05:03
  • MetroFocus -- MISTER ROGERS GOES TO WASHINGTON
    MISTER ROGERS GOES TO WASHINGTON
    In 1969, Fred Rogers brought his neighborhood’s message to Washington when he ...
    In 1969, Fred Rogers brought his neighborhood’s message to Washington when he famously testified before a Senate subcommittee in support of National Public Television.
    0:07:04
  • MetroFocus -- TOM HANKS BECOMES MISTER ROGERS
    TOM HANKS BECOMES MISTER ROGERS
    The magic of Mister Rogers lives on in the new Fred Rogers biopic, “A ...
    The magic of Mister Rogers lives on in the new Fred Rogers biopic, “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.”
    0:03:14
  • MetroFocus -- “COLLEGE BEHIND BARS”
    “COLLEGE BEHIND BARS”
    We’ll hear moving stories from a group of incarcerated men and women who are ...
    We’ll hear moving stories from a group of incarcerated men and women who are turning their lives around in Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s new documentary film series, “College Behind Bars.”
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