Daycare costs in our region are among the highest in the nation, and there are long waitlists for spots at quality daycare centers. We explore the challenges for families, providers, and local officials trying to address the problem.
Julian Bond, a major figure of the civil rights movement, died Saturday at the age of 75. He was a founding member of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee, co-founded the Southern Poverty Law Center, and served in the Georgia state legislature for decades. He later led the NAACP, and continued to work tirelessly for equality and justice. We remember his life and legacy with U.S. Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) and filmmaker Aviva Kempner.
- Eleanor Holmes Norton Delegate, U.S. House of Representatives (D-DC)
- Aviva Kempner filmmaker
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