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MetroFocus: June9, 2021
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MetroFocus | June 9, 2021
Evan Bernstein, CEO and National Director of The Community Security Service, Pastor Gil Monrose, President of the 67th Precinct Clergy Council in Brooklyn, Sheikh Musa Drammeh, founder of The Muslim Media Corporation and Rabbi Bob Kaplan, director of The Center for Communal Leadership at The Jewish Community Relations Council of ...
MetroFocus: June 8, 2021
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MetroFocus | June 8, 2021
The primary for the New York City mayoral election is now just weeks away. As part of our Metrofocus spotlight series on "Who’s Running For Mayor," we're sitting down with each of the major candidates to discuss who they are and how they plan to improve the city. 2021 Republican ...
Join us for the WLIW-FM One Year Anniversary Celebration!
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Delaney Hafener | June 5, 2021
As Long Island's only NPR station, we are proud to be celebrating our first year as 88.3 WLIW-FM together with all of you, our listeners. We sincerely hope the station has informed, inspired, and entertained our community here on the East End and across the country. We want to invite ...
CHRISTINE QUINN HAS ADVICE FOR THE NEW MAYOR
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MetroFocus | June 3, 2021
Tonight, President and CEO of WIN Christine Quinn discusses the plan that includes restructuring the way city government deals with homelessness, strengthening social services, increasing housing vouchers, streamlining the process for benefits and services.
MetroFocus: June 3, 2021
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MetroFocus | June 3, 2021
Tonight, President and CEO of WIN Christine Quinn discusses the plan that includes restructuring the way city government deals with homelessness. Also, ABC Chief Legal Analyst Dan Abrams takes us back to examine one of the nation’s biggest and most known conspiracy theories in his new book, KENNEDY’S AVENGER: Assassination, ...
KENNEDY’S AVENGER
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MetroFocus | June 3, 2021
At a time when conspiracies are more prevalent than ever, ABC Chief Legal Analyst Dan Abrams takes us back to examine one of the nation’s biggest and most known conspiracy theories in his new book, KENNEDY’S AVENGER: Assassination, Conspiracy, and the Forgotten Trial of Jack Ruby.
MetroFocus: June 2, 2021
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MetroFocus | June 2, 2021
Returning tonight from the New American Dream discussion series is, Afaf Nasher, the executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations of New York, Kimberly Peeler-Allen, the co-founder of Higher Heights, and singer songwriter and entrepreneur, Sandra Lilia Velasquez. And joining us tonight for the first time, is the curator ...
MetroFocus: June 1, 2021
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MetroFocus | June 1, 2021
Baldwin calls itself the only school district in New York state to offer a wide array of academic academies. Tonight, , as part of our Chasing The Dream initiative, we’re spotlighting the Baldwin school district’s unique approach to learning with Superintendent Dr. Shari Camhi.
MetroFocus: May 31, 2021
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MetroFocus | May 31, 2021
Tonight we’re looking at how the pandemic has affected the mental health of young people with social media influencer and activist, Amelie Zilber and two doctors from New York Presbyterian Youth Anxiety Center- Dr. Anne Marie Albano who is a professor of medical psychology in psychiatry at Columbia University, and ...
MetroFocus: May 27, 2021
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MetroFocus | May 27, 2021
The Tulsa race massacre was one of the darkest days in American history. On May 31st, 1921, a white mob destroyed Tulsa, Oklahoma’s prosperous Black community of Greenwood -- also known as “Black Wall Street”. Thousands were left homeless and destitute. Tonight, north Tulsa community activist and a descendant of ...