New proposed legislation threatens some of the power D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser exercises over education in the District. Rep. Jamie Raskin is running for a second term in Congress, pledging to protect Maryland's air and federal workers. They both join us in studio.
It has been a year since nearly 300 young women, mostly students, were kidnapped by Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria. In the immediate aftermath, a wave of so-called hashtag activism kept the story in the headlines for a time, but also drew criticism for being a mere token. We talk with a member of D.C’s Nigerian diaspora about efforts to keep the story – and its broader context – relevant a year later.
- Lola Adele-Oso Cofounder, Act for Accountability
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