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MetroFocus: October 14, 2021
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MetroFocus | October 14, 2021
Tonight, award -winning co-directors Betsy West and Julie Cohen join us to discuss their new film about and life and legacy of trailblazer Pauli Murray.
MetroFocus: October 13, 2021
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MetroFocus | October 13, 2021
Tonight as part of our Peril & Promise Initiative, we’ll preview the Climate Now Journalism Awards that aired on NBC News Now and can be viewed online with with Kyle Pope, the editor and publisher of the Columbia Journalism Review, and two of the award winners, Michelle Garcia, a journalist ...
MetroFocus: October 12, 2021
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MetroFocus | October 12, 2021
Our Frontpage Forecast panelists Conservative Color Coalition chair and host of the cable news show “Saturday Agenda” Joseph Pinion, Democratic Political Strategist Na’Ilah Amaru and deputy editor at The City, Alyssa Katz discuss late breaking headlines from across the tristate and the nation.
EDGAR VILLANUEVA: #CASE4REPARATIONS
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MetroFocus | October 11, 2021
We sit down with Edgar illanueva, a globally recognized author, indigenous activist and expert on social justice reparations who recently launched #Case4Reparations, decolonizing wealth project’s multi-year, multi-million dollar initiative to support indigenous and black grantees working on systemic and policy efforts that return wealth- in the form of money or ...
MetroFocus: October 11, 2021
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MetroFocus | October 8, 2021
We sit down with Edgar illanueva, a globally recognized author and indigenous activist who recently launched #Case4Reparations, an initiative to support indigenous and black grantees working on policy efforts that return wealth to impacted communities. Also, Indigi-queer Grammy award-winning interdisciplinary artist Ty Defoe joins us for a sneak peek at ...
TY DEFOE IN “WE WILL ALWAYS BE HERE”
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MetroFocus | October 8, 2021
Indigi-queer Grammy award-winning interdisciplinary artist Ty Defoe from the Oneida and Ojibwe nations whose work interweaves artistic projects with social justice, gender, and environmentalism while challenging stereotypes about indigenous people and their communities joins us for a sneak peek at tonight’s “We Will Always Be Here” program.
MetroFocus: October 7, 2021
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MetroFocus | October 7, 2021
Tonight doctor Purvi Parikh, allergist and immunologist with the allergy and asthma network, and NYU Langone is on call to discuss the risk of a “twindemic” of flu and COVID cases in the coming months, and how to identify the confusing symptoms. Also, Bhaskar Sunkara joins us to discuss his ...
THE RISING POPULARITY OF SOCIALISM
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MetroFocus | October 7, 2021
What exactly is socialism? What explains its apparent growing popularity in this country? And how likely is it to succeed? Tonight Bhaskar Sunkara joins us to a ponder these questions and more. He’s author of “The Socialist Manifesto: The Case for Radical Politics in an Era of Extreme Inequality” and ...
FROM PANDEMIC TO TWINDEMIC: A SPECIAL REPORT
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MetroFocus | October 7, 2021
Tonight doctor Purvi Parikh, allergist and immunologist with the allergy and asthma network, and NYU Langone is on call to discuss the risk of a “twindemic” of flu and COVID cases in the coming months, and how to identify the confusing symptoms.
MetroFocus: October 5, 2021
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MetroFocus | October 5, 2021
Tonight to discuss a new short film focusing on the history of Latino American representation on the small and large screens, we welcome award-winning actor, producer, and director Edward James Olmos, who also appears in the film along as well as Sandie Pedlow, the executive producer of Voces and executive ...