News: Local

METROFOCUS: January 25, 2021
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MetroFocus | January 25, 2021
A look at the news making local and national headlines this week and its impact on the tri-state area. Weighing in tonight are Emmy-award winning journalist, Anchor and Executive Producer of the weekly public radio show “Latino USA” Maria Hinojosa, CUNY Professor and former President of the New York City ...
REP. RITCHIE TORRES: MAN ON A MISSION
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MetroFocus | January 21, 2021
New York Congressman Ritchie Torres is a man on a mission across the nation. Tonight- what he’s thinking after the historic inauguration and impeaching President Donald Trump for inciting the Capitol Hill riot. His mission to Washington to save public housing right here in New York. And why he’s supporting ...
METROFOCUS: January 21, 2021
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MetroFocus | January 21, 2021
New York Congressman Ritchie Torres is a man on a mission across the nation. Tonight- what he’s thinking after the historic inauguration and impeaching President Donald Trump for inciting the Capitol Hill riot. Also, In her book “Leadership In Turbulent Times,” famed historian Doris Kearns Goodwin explores our history to ...
METROFOCUS: January 20, 2021
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MetroFocus | January 20, 2021
Tonight, Presidential historian and founder of George Washington University’s History News Network Rick Shenkman, President of the Brooklyn NAACP and host of “Sunday Civics” podcast L. Joy Williams, and Republican Strategist, Founder and Chairman of The Conservative Color Coalition and host of Newsmax’s “Saturday Agenda” Joseph Pinion are your guides ...
METROFOCUS: January 19, 2021
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MetroFocus | January 19, 2021
To help raise that awareness, Federal Hall history advisor and author Sam Roberts, CNN Senior Political Analyst and author of “Washington’s Farewell” John Avalon, and constitutional and election law expert and Vice-Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs at USC School of Law Professor Frenida Toulson join us for this look ...
METROFOCUS: January 18, 2021
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MetroFocus | January 18, 2021
In the third and final installment of our special series produced in conjunction with PBS’ American Portrait project, we bring you a look at the unwavering resiliency of our nation as seen through the eyes of everyday America. Tonight, Leonard Jacobs, Interim Executive Director for The Jamaica Center For Arts ...
METROFOCUS: January 14, 2021
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MetroFocus | January 14, 2021
Former federal prosecutor and Lecturer-In-Law at Columbia Law School Jennifer Rodgers and investigative journalist and “American Oligarchs” author Andrea Bernstein discuss Donald Trump’s legacy, foreboding future and additional charges he now stands to face.
METROFOCUS: January 13, 2021
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MetroFocus | January 13, 2021
As the countdown begins to the end of his term, Congress and President Trump face-off once again. With only one week left in office, will the Constitution be his undoing? Michael Waldman, constitutional attorney and President of Brennan Center for Justice discusses how the outcome will forever change our nation’s ...
RESHAPING ISLAM IN AMERICA
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MetroFocus | January 12, 2021
Tonight, in the 2nd installment of our special 3-part series produced in conjunction with PBS’ American Portrait project, Metrofocus shares the narrative of Islam, thanks in part to several community organizations like the Muslim Community Network whose Executive Director Aniqa Nawabi joins us tonight.
METROFOCUS: January 12, 2021
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MetroFocus | January 12, 2021
The Executive Director of CityMeals On Wheels, Beth Shapiro and and their Senior Director of their volunteer programs and corporate engagement Vivienne O’Neill join us to discuss their harrowing work in this time of crisis. Also, the Executive Director of Muslim Community Network Aniqa Nawabi joins us for the 2nd ...