In 2012, 77 arsons plagued a small, rural community on Virginia's Eastern Shore. Over the span of five months, Accomack County residents and firefighters could not pin down the culprit, who was widely suspected to be a member of their community.
Since early 2015, our nation’s presidential candidates have spurred conversations about American identity. Who are we as Americans? And which candidate will help us realize our ideas for our country? As part of NPR’s series “A Nation Engaged,” Kojo Nnamdi and NPR’s Asma Khalid held a town hall at the Hill Center in D.C. to discuss these questions and the role of identity during this year’s election.
- Asma Khalid Reporter, NPR
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