Kojo speaks with "Speak No Evil" novelist and D.C. native Uzodinma Iweala about his second novel and how his local upbringing affects his storytelling.
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Last week, D.C. marked the end of an era bu closing its infamous juvenile facility at Oak Hill. But the city already has a new public relations problem on its hands — a young offender escaped from the new facility over the weekend. We learn about the new center, and explore the ramifications of the high-profile escape.
- Robert Pierre Washington Post reporter
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