D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham discusses the ACLU lawsuit against MPD officers for their actions during Inauguration Day protests. And Democratic candidate for Maryland Governor Alec Ross is in studio.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed an executive order Friday that restored voting rights to more than 200,000 convicted felons in the commonwealth. While many Virginians are celebrating the end of what they considered a longtime injustice and vestige of the Jim Crow era, others called the move a partisan play to create more Democratic voters ahead of this year’s election. Kojo explores what the change means for Virginia.
- Tram Nguyen Co-Executive Director, New Virginia Majority
- Roger Clegg President and General Counsel, Center for Equal Opportunity
WATCH: Mark Herring Discusses Felons' Voting Rights On The Politics Hour
Most Recent Shows
Creative industries like film and television are represent different viewpoints and upbringings. Now, children's literature is getting into the game.
Ten teenage girls from Washington, D.C. came together to pen a novel exploring what the killing of an unarmed black youth means for every character involved. What do young voices add to the ongoing local and national conversation surrounding police violence against people of color?
Andrew Gifford, the heir-apparent to Gifford's Ice Cream and Candy, paints a complicated portrait of his parents, who not only bankrupted his family's beloved local company, but abused him throughout childhood.