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This edition: Bank Fraud

Episode Details

Original tape date: September 11, 2017.

First aired: September 15, 2017.

On this edition of Independent Sources, we learn about Abacus Federal Savings Bank, the only financial institution to be indicted in relation to the 2008 financial crisis. Host Garry Pierre-Pierre speaks to the director of a film that explores the bank’s close ties to Manhattan’s Chinatown and why fighting the indictment was a matter of family honor. Then, we find out about an initiative created to help homeless victims of domestic abuse find affordable housing. Finally, we visit a Harlem barbershop that’s part of an emerging program that’s trying to get more black boys to read.

Guest List

Jennifer DeCarli Assistant Commissioner, NYC Mayor's Office to Combat Domestic Violence

Alvin Irby Founder, Barbershop Books

Steve James Director, “Abacus: Small Enough to Jail” (2016)

Yuly Rodriguez Director, Project HOME/HousingLink, New Destiny Housing

  • After the Disaster
  • Thursday, October 19 - 7:00am, 1:00pm, 11:00pm
  • Saturday, October 21 - 8:30am
  • Tuesday, October 24 - 4:30pm
  • Thursday, October 26 - 7:00am, 1:00pm, 11:00pm
  • tba
  • Friday, October 27 - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, October 28 - 8:30am
  • Tuesday, October 31 - 4:30pm
  • Thursday, November 2 - 7:00am, 1:00pm, 11:00pm
  • Saturday, November 4 - 8:30am
  • Tuesday, November 7 - 4:30pm
  • Thursday, November 9 - 7:00am, 1:00pm, 11:00pm
  • tba
  • Friday, November 10 - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, November 11 - 8:30am
  • Tuesday, November 14 - 4:30pm
  • Thursday, November 16 - 7:00am, 1:00pm, 11:00pm
  • After the Disaster
  • Friday, October 13 - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, October 14 - 8:30am
  • Tuesday, October 17 - 4:30pm
  • Free Lunch
  • Friday, September 29 - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, September 30 - 8:30am
  • Tuesday, October 3 - 4:30pm
  • Thursday, October 5 - 7:00am, 1:00pm, 11:00pm
  • Saturday, October 7 - 8:30am
  • Tuesday, October 10 - 4:30pm
  • Thursday, October 12 - 7:00am, 1:00pm, 11:00pm
  • Bank Fraud
  • Tuesday, September 19 - 4:30pm
  • Thursday, September 21 - 7:00am, 1:00pm, 11:00pm
  • Saturday, September 23 - 8:30am
  • Tuesday, September 26 - 4:30pm
  • Thursday, September 28 - 7:00am, 1:00pm, 11:00pm