The Fight for Ward 6 - A Candidate Forum

The Fight for Ward 6 - A Candidate Forum

Kojo and Tom Sherwood sit down for a conversation with the candidates fighting for the right to represent Ward 6 on the D.C. Council.

It's a ward that includes historic neighborhoods like Capitol Hill and areas in the midst of rapid transition like the H Street corridor. Kojo and resident analyst Tom Sherwood sit down for a conversation with the candidates looking to represent Ward 6 on the D.C. Council.

Guests

Tommy Wells

Member, D.C. Council (D-Ward 6); Chairman, Committee on Human Services

Kelvin Robinson

Candidate, D.C. Council (D-Ward 6)

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D.C. Ward 6 council candidate Kelvin Robinson said he thought the recent DCPS teacher firings were unfair, and countered incumbent council member Tommy Wells' claim that the public schools in the area are undergoing a "renaissance" by pointing out that he sees people in the ward "clambering for neighborhood schools:"

D.C. Ward 6 council candidate Kelvin Robinson and council member Tommy Wells discuss their views on the racial divide in Ward 6 in the context of the proposed H-Street Corridor streetcar project:

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