Montgomery County State's Attorney John McCarthy discusses his efforts to address gang violence. Plus, D.C. Councilmember Trayon White joins us to recap the "grocery march" protesting food deserts east of the Anacostia River.
Some three decades ago, a defining tragedy put ‘Guyana’ on the map for most Americans: The Mass Murder/Suicide at Jonestown. As a naturalized American citizen born & raised in Guyana, Kojo shares his unique perspective on this incident, and on Guyanese political and social culture today.
- Bayney Karran Ambassador of Guayana to the US; and Permanent Representative of Guyana to the OAS
- Tim Judah Reporter, The Economist (based in Balkans; and author of Kosovo - what you need to know -- or something like that)
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