Wednesday, Jan 14 12 p.m. (ET)

Rethinking Teens’ Role in Voting and Politics

Hyattsville lowers the voting age to 16 for local elections and Maryland considers expanding the voting rights of student school board members. We explore the push to get teens more involved in civic life.

Hundreds of people gathered at Union Square in New York City on May 3 to demand the release of some 230 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram insurgents in Nigeria. (https://flic.kr/p/nvpC1J)

Hundreds of people gathered at Union Square in New York City on May 3 to demand the release of some 230 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram insurgents in Nigeria. (https://flic.kr/p/nvpC1J)

Wednesday, Jan 14 12:47 p.m. (ET)

Boko Haram: Local Nigerians React

We talk with a local Nigerian activist about how the Nigerian diaspora is reacting to the latest violence in their country, and how they're making their voices heard at home and in Africa's most populous nation.

Wednesday, Jan 14 1 p.m. (ET)

The Anatomy of the Dinner Party

We talk to the hosts of The Dinner Party Download and the Washington Post's Roxanne Roberts about the twenty-first century dinner party and how to best play the part of host or guest.

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