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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 ...
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 ...
HOMEBOUND AND HUNGRY
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MetroFocus | January 12, 2021
The Executive Director of CityMeals On Wheels Beth Shapiro 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.
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 11, 2021
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MetroFocus | January 11, 2021
Executive Editor at the Gotham Gazette Ben Max, Author and Rutgers University associate professor of political science Dr. Saladin Ambar and Founder and Chairman of The Conservative Color Coalition Joseph Pinion join us to discuss the Governor’s proposals and the outlook for New York in 2021.
WLIW-FM and The Express News Group Partner to Launch “Behind the Headlines”
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Delaney Hafener | January 11, 2021
Behind the Headlines, a new public radio program exploring local and regional news, premieres January 16 on 88.3 WLIW-FM and wliw.org/radio Watch the first show The WNET Group, parent company of Long Island’s only NPR Station WLIW-FM, and The Express News Group announced the launch of Behind the Headlines, a ...