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BRIAN “LEHRER PRIZE FOR COMMUNITY WELL BEING”
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MetroFocus | December 8, 2020
Tonight, Radio Host Brian Lehrer joins us to discuss WNYC’s inaugural “Lehrer Prize for Community Well Being”- celebrating the work of community-based organizations and the individuals working on the ground to make NYC and the surrounding region a better place. This is a public event via Zoom on December 9th.
METROFOCUS: December 7, 2020
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MetroFocus | December 7, 2020
This is our weekly front page forecast. Tonight, we talk about coronavirus fatigue and the push back against New York's restrictions as cases surge. We also assess the ongoing battle to get people to buy into the vaccine as some New York City students head back to school.
EMMANUEL ACHO “UNCOMFORTABLE CONVERSATIONS WITH A BLACK MAN”
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MetroFocus | December 3, 2020
Emmanuel Acho’s newly released “Uncomfortable Conversations With A Black Man” began as engaging and intuitive conversations on Instagram. Now in a new book, In collaboration with Oprah, the former NFL linebacker and sports analyst is gathering those thoughts and answers to tackle systematic racism in America and encourage anti-racist work.
MetroFocus: December 3, 2020
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MetroFocus | December 3, 2020
Emmanuel Acho’s newly released “Uncomfortable Conversations With A Black Man” began as engaging and intuitive conversations on Instagram. Now in a new book, In collaboration with Oprah, the former NFL linebacker and sports analyst is gathering those thoughts and answers to tackle systematic racism in America and encourage antiracist work. ...
MetroFocus: December 2, 2020
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MetroFocus | December 2, 2020
Congresswoman-Elect Nicole Maliotakis discusses her Congressional win. Al Roker discusses the history of New York City's Rockefeller Christmas tree. We'll take you on a tour of prehistoric New York, where remnants of the ice age can still be seen today.
MetroFocus: December 1, 2020
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MetroFocus | December 1, 2020
Maria Hinojosa, author of "Once I Was You: A Memoir of Love and Hate In A Torn America," and filmmaker Jesse Sweet joins us to discuss the documentary, "City of Joel."
MetroFocus: November 30, 2020
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MetroFocus | November 30, 2020
We review this week’s upcoming headlines, including the big decision to reopen NYC schools, we’ll discuss the life and legacy of New York City’s first Black Mayor David Dinkins. Attorney and political commentator JC Polanco, political commentator and President of the Brooklyn NAACP, L. Joy Williams and Senior Editor of ...
THE TIMES OF GODFATHER HARLEM
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MetroFocus | November 19, 2020
New EPIX docuseries “By Whatever Means Necessary: The Times Of Godfather Harlem” brings to life the excitement of 1960s Harlem and introduces the artists who dared to use their voices, instruments and lyrics to take a stand against systemic injustice. Tonight, executive producer and director Keith McQuirter and vocalist Robin ...