News: Local

Metrofocus: March 29, 2022
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MetroFocus | March 29, 2022
In New York, the JCC Manhattan’s ReelAbilities Film Festival is back and leading the nationwide push for inclusion and accessibility with their largest and most diverse lineup yet. Festival Director Isaac Zablocki joins us to discuss the upcoming week long event and this major turning point for disability inclusion.
REELABILITIES FILM FESTIVAL
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MetroFocus | March 29, 2022
In New York, the JCC Manhattan’s ReelAbilities Film Festival is back and leading the nationwide push for inclusion and accessibility with their largest and most diverse lineup yet. Festival Director Isaac Zablocki joins us to discuss the upcoming week long event and this major turning point for disability inclusion.
Metrofocus: March 28, 2022
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MetroFocus | March 28, 2022
Our panel of experts- Kimberly Peeler-Allen, a visiting practitioner at the center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University, Rafael Mangual, a senior fellow and head of research for the policing and public safety initiative at the Manhattan Institute and Alyssa Katz, deputy editor at the investigative news outlet ...
METROFOCUS: March 24, 2022
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MetroFocus | March 24, 2022
Tonight as part of our Chasing The Dream initiative, Shams DaBaron shares his firsthand account of life on the streets and discusses the work he is doing directly with city officials to fix the shelter system.
MetroFocus: March 22, 2022
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MetroFocus | March 22, 2022
Nancy Pelosi is the most powerful woman in politics. But who did she have to fight to get to the top? FRONTLINE Director/Producer Michael Kirk shows us in “Pelosi’s Power.” Also, actor and comedian, June Diane Raphael’s step by step guide is inspiring women to “represent” and run for office.
FRONTLINE: “PELOSI’S POWER”
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MetroFocus | March 22, 2022
Nancy Pelosi is the most powerful woman in politics. But who did she have to fight to get to the top? FRONTLINE Director/Producer Michael Kirk shows us in “Pelosi’s Power.”
MetroFocus: March 21, 2022
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MetroFocus | March 21, 2022
Political commentator JC Polanco, civil rights attorney Shavar Jeffries, and senior reporter at City Limits David Brand join us with this look at the headlines driving this week’s news.
MetroFocus: March 16, 2022
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MetroFocus | March 16, 2022
Tonight, former National Security Agency general counsel Glenn Gerstell warns that the U.S. is not adequately prepared to deal with Moscow’s cyberwar capabilities. Singer and activist Annie Lennox wants to provide education for 5 million girls in the next 5 years. Also, filmmaker Nanfu Wang joins us to talk about ...
WHAT MAKES NEW YORKERS VULNERABLE TO RUSSIAN CYBERATTACKS?
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MetroFocus | March 16, 2022
Cybersecurity watchers in the U.S. are on high alert for the possibility that Russia is poised to launch cyberattacks in retaliation to crippling sanctions for its invasion of Ukraine. Tonight, former National Security Agency general counsel Glenn Gerstell warns that the U.S. is not adequately prepared to deal with Moscow’s ...
MetroFocus: March 15, 2022
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MetroFocus | March 15, 2022
For as long as women have been in the workforce, “having it all” has meant “doing it all”- leaving working mothers burned out, unhealthy, and unsatisfied. Reshma Saujani, the founder, and CEO of Girls Who Code, says now it’s time for the workplace to PAY UP in her new book ...