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MetroFocus: November 22, 2021
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MetroFocus | November 22, 2021
We sit down with Edgar Viillanueva, a globally recognized author, indigenous activist and expert on social justice reparations A Mohawk tribe in upstate New York is fighting to reclaim its roots by taking control of its own education.
“HOW CLIMATE CHANGE IS TAUGHT IN AMERICA”
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MetroFocus | November 18, 2021
FRONTLINE debuts its first book, titled Miseducation: How Climate Change is Taught in America by Emmy-Award winning investigative journalist Katie Worth. She joins us tonight with damning evidence based on original investigative reporting revealing that children learn that climate change may or may not actually be happening- even when alarming ...
MetroFocus: November 18, 2021
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MetroFocus | November 18, 2021
FRONTLINE debuts its first-ever book, titled Miseducation: How Climate Change is Taught in America by Emmy-Award winning investigative journalist Katie Worth. She joins us tonight. In March, Jerome Foster II, the youngest White House Advisor ever, was appointed to President Joe Biden's Environmental Justice Advisory Council. Tonight he joins us ...
TEEN CLIMATE ACTIVIST, AND YOUNGEST EVER WHITE HOUSE ADVISOR
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MetroFocus | November 18, 2021
At 19, Jerome Foster II is the youngest White House Advisor ever. In March he was appointed to President Joe Biden's Environmental Justice Advisory Council. Tonight he joins us to talk about the impact of climate change on the world.
HOLIDAY TIME IN THE CITY WITH SARAH BRIGHTMAN
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MetroFocus | November 17, 2021
Sports, Broadway shows, and live concerts are returning to New York and artists from around the world are coming back to do the honors. Sarah Brightman, international singing and theater superstar, is one such artist who will be bringing live shows to Staten Island’s iconic St. George Theatre this holiday ...
MetroFocus: November 17, 2021
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MetroFocus | November 17, 2021
Sarah Brightman joins us tonight from her home in Britain with a preview of her upcoming Christmas symphony tour, based on a livestream she put together last winter, during the heart of the pandemic. Then, we sit down at the St. George Theater in Staten Island, New York, with late-night ...
MetroFocus: November 16, 2021
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MetroFocus | November 16, 2021
Documentary producer and director Leah Williams joins us with a look at PBS's "American Veteran: The Reckoning” along with Kelly Wadsworth, a veteran of the Chaplain Corps of the Army National Guard, and Anuradha Bhagwati, a Marine Corps veteran whose testimony before Congress brought national attention to sexual assault in ...
MetroFocus: November 15, 2021
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MetroFocus | November 15, 2021
Tonight we welcome civil rights attorney and Democrats For Education Reform president Shavar Jeffries, BMCC faculty member and former president of the New York City Board Of Elections JC Polanco and The City senior reporter Rachel Holliday Smith, for a look at the news that will be making headlines this ...
MetroFocus: November 11, 2021
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MetroFocus | November 11, 2021
Tonight, we sit down with Metrofocus contributor and award-winning anchor of New Jersey PBS’ “State Of Affairs” Steve Adubato to discuss governor Phil Murphy's win in New Jersey. Also, in honor of the men and women who gave their lives serving our country in the armed forces, we welcome Army ...
GOV PHIL MURPHY WON BIG BUT WILL DEMS STILL LOSE?
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MetroFocus | November 11, 2021
Tonight, we sit down with Metrofocus contributor and award-winning anchor of New Jersey PBS’ “State Of Affairs” Steve Adubato to discuss governor Phil Murphy's win in New Jersey.