It’s “Your Turn” to share your views about the stories Washingtonians are talking about ––from a rollback on federal health care subsidies to the name change of a Virginia high school named after a Confederate general.
The statistics are disheartening: eight children are killed daily by gunfire and 80 percent of minority kids are not reading at grade level. After four decades of advocating on behalf of children and the poor, Marian Wright Edelman joins Kojo to discuss what remains to be done for the next generation — and how each of us can have an impact.
- Marian Wright Edelman Founder and President, Children's Defense Fund
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