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MetroFocus: August 10, 2021
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MetroFocus | August 10, 2021
Tonight our powerhouse panel is back with Rutgers University professor of political science Saladin Ambar, political commentator and Borough of Manhattan Community College faculty member JC Polanco and City Limits executive editor Jeanmarie Evelly discuss the latest breaking headlines on the harassment scandal rocking the Governor and the State.
MetroFocus: August 9, 2021
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MetroFocus | August 9, 2021
Tonight our panel featuring Rutgers University professor of political science Saladin Ambar, political commentator and Borough of Manhattan Community College faculty member JC Polanco and City Limits executive editor Jeanmarie Evelly discuss the latest breaking headlines on the harassment scandal rocking the Governor and the State.
MetroFocus: August 5, 2021
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MetroFocus | August 5, 2021
New York City’s First Lady and Co-Chair of the Taskforce on Racial Inclusion and Equity Chirlane McCray joins us tonight to discuss the task force’s new report on the city’s response to the COVID-19 crisis, Racial Inclusion, Gender Equality and the findings against Governor Cuomo.
MetroFocus: August 4, 2021
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MetroFocus | August 4, 2021
Governor Cuomo still refuses to resign after a bombshell report just released by state Attorney General Letitia James detailed instances in which he sexually harassed eleven women and oversaw a toxic workplace. We’ll bring you the latest headlines from the Governor and his accusers and break down what it means ...
MetroFocus: August 3, 2021
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MetroFocus | August 3, 2021
Executive Producer Jelani Cobb joins us with this insiders’ look at the personal and political journey of the nation’s 44th President. Tonight, on Tony Bennett's 95th birthday and as he readies for his final live performances at Radio City Music Hall, we honor his fortitude and his legacy of hope ...
HBO PREMIERES “OBAMA: IN PURSUIT OF A MORE PERFECT UNION”
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MetroFocus | August 3, 2021
Just a day away from his 60th birthday, we look at the life and legacy of Barack Obama. Premiering tonight, HBO’s “Obama: In Pursuit Of A More Perfect Union” takes us into his inner circle, weaving together conversations with colleagues, friends and critics as well as never before seen footage ...
MetroFocus: August 2, 2021
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MetroFocus | August 2, 2021
Tonight’s Frontpage Forecast features Political strategist and President of Trip Yang strategies Trip Yang, GOP Strategist and Chair of the Conservative Color Coalition Joseph Pinion and New York politics reporter at large and former New York Daily News News editorial board member Laura Nahmias.
POST PANDEMIC SHIFT IN HOMELESS SHELTER POLICIES
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MetroFocus | July 29, 2021
New York Congressman Ritchie Torres joins us tonight to discuss his focused efforts in Washington onto fighting homelessness, child poverty and gun violence.
MetroFocus: July 29, 2021
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MetroFocus | July 29, 2021
New York Congressman Ritchie Torres joins us tonight to discuss his focused efforts in Washington onto fighting homelessness, child poverty and gun violence. Also, Brandon Staton, the man behind Humans of New York joins us to share how it all got started. Last, we take you on a tour of ...
MetroFocus: July 28, 2021
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MetroFocus | July 28, 2021
“PIER KIDS” A NEW DOCUMENTARY FILM FROM POV, TRANSPORTS VIEWERS TO THE CHRISTOPHER STREET PIER, A PLACE WHERE HOMELESS QUEER BLACK YOUTH HAVE FORGED COMMUNITY AND FAMILY. DIRECTOR ELEGANCE BRATTON JOINS US ALONG WITH ONE OF THE PRINCIPAL PARTICIPANTS IN THE FILM, KRYSTAL LABEIJA AS PART OF OUR “CHASING THE ...