Virginia Democratic Party Chairwoman Susan Swecker is in studio. And Aisha Braveboy, candidate for Prince George's State's Attorney, joins us.
This week marks the anniversary of the Seneca Falls Convention of 1848, the first organized meeting in support of women’s rights. And today on Capitol Hill, the Women’s Equality Act (a new version of the previously unsuccessful Equal Rights Amendment) is being reintroduced in Congress. Kojo finds out what’s on the top of the To Do list for one of the nation’s leaders in the Women’s Rights Movement.
- Terry O'Neill President, National Organization for Women
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