The suspect accused of murdering a Muslim teenager in Fairfax County, Va. was an undocumented resident. What role does his immigration status have when we discuss his crime?
Heartbroken and hungover, D.C.’s sports fans know what losing feels like. The city’s major league teams have improved in past years, but recent seasons have only ended in disappointment. The Washington Wizards and Capitals are both back in the playoffs, and the city’s fans are fighting a range of emotions with each game. Kojo explores how D.C.’s relationships with its sports teams affect the psychology of the city – and what we can learn about city character through sports.
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The abduction and killing of Nabra Hassanen, a 17-year old Muslim from Reston, shocked people across the country. Members of Northern Virginia’s Muslim community join Kojo to reflect on Nabra’s life, how her death has affected their community and offer their perspective on Muslim life in the region.
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.
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