Bridging a social divide: why one member of the City Council is proposing a multicultural center for African-Americans and Hispanics. Plus, we check the city’s temperature and gauge its financial health. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia.


  • Jonetta Rose Barras WAMU resident political analyst and columnist for "The Examiner"
  • Jack Evans D.C. Council member (D-Ward 2); Chairman of the Committee on Finance and Revenue
  • Harry Thomas, Jr. D.C. Council member (D-Ward 5); Chairman of the Committee on Libraries, Parks and Recreation
  • Mercedes Lemp Interim Director, Mayor's Office on Latino Affairs

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