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Metrofocus: June 2, 2022
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MetroFocus | June 2, 2022
Hundreds of murals went up in the days following George Floyd's death and acclaimed urban author and photographer Kurt Boone had a front row seat to this history. He joins us to discuss the movement behind these murals. Also, we examine the effect of stress on the healing process with ...
ARTISTS RISE UP IN THE AGE OF BLACK LIVES MATTER
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MetroFocus | June 2, 2022
Hundreds of murals went up in the days following George Floyd's death and acclaimed urban author and photographer Kurt Boone had a front row seat to this history. He joins us to discuss the movement behind these murals, which are featured in his book, “Fresh Plywood NYC: Artists Rise Up ...
UNPACKING THE IMPACT OF REPRESSED EMOTIONS AND STRESS
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MetroFocus | June 2, 2022
Tonight examine the effect of stress on the healing process with two experts in their respective fields: Dr. Samuel Mann, a nationally-known hypertension specialist and author of the new book, “Hidden Within Us: A Radical New Understanding of the Mind-Body Connection,” and Dr. Jonathan Phillips, medical director and sports medicine ...
Metrofocus: June 1, 2022
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MetroFocus | June 1, 2022
A new report issued today by the Anti-Defamation League Center on Extremism and the Community Security Initiative details a disturbing snapshot of increasing extremism across New York. Scott Richman, the New York/New Jersey Regional Director of the ADL, joins us as part of our Exploring Hate initiative to break down ...
Metrofocus: June 1, 2022
LOCAL
MetroFocus | June 1, 2022
A new report issued today by the Anti-Defamation League Center on Extremism and the Community Security Initiative details a disturbing snapshot of increasing extremism across New York. Scott Richman, the New York/New Jersey Regional Director of the ADL, joins us as part of our Exploring Hate initiative to break down ...
RISE IN EXTREMIST THREATS IN NEW YORK STATE
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MetroFocus | June 1, 2022
A new report issued today by the Anti-Defamation League Center on Extremism and the Community Security Initiative details a disturbing snapshot of increasing extremism across New York. Scott Richman, the New York/New Jersey Regional Director of the ADL, joins us as part of our Exploring Hate initiative to break down ...
RISE IN EXTREMIST THREATS IN NEW YORK STATE
LOCAL
MetroFocus | June 1, 2022
A new report issued today by the Anti-Defamation League Center on Extremism and the Community Security Initiative details a disturbing snapshot of increasing extremism across New York. Scott Richman, the New York/New Jersey Regional Director of the ADL, joins us as part of our Exploring Hate initiative to break down ...
Metrofocus: May 31, 2022
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MetroFocus | May 31, 2022
The murder of George Floyd by Derek Chauvin on May 25, 2020 was arguably a pivotal event in the history of race and policing in America. As a new documentary from Frontline shows, Chauvin’s encounter with Floyd was not the first time the Minneapolis police officer used excessive force on ...
“POLICE ON TRIAL”
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MetroFocus | May 31, 2022
The murder of George Floyd by Derek Chauvin on May 25, 2020 was arguably a pivotal event in the history of race and policing in America. As a new documentary from Frontline shows, Chauvin’s encounter with Floyd was not the first time the Minneapolis police officer used excessive force on ...
Metrofocus: May 26, 2022
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MetroFocus | May 26, 2022
Joining us tonight are: Mark Barden, father of Daniel who was killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting on Dec. 14, 2012; Nick Suplina, Senior Vice President for Law and Policy at Everytown for Gun Safety; and Dr. Jeffrey Gardere, a board-certified psychologist and professor of Behavioral Science at ...