50 years ago, the Poor People's Campaign advocated for economic justice for poor Americans. What does that fight look like today?
Guest Host: Michael Martinez
District officers charge Chief Lanier with hindering policing efforts. Maryland legislators call for the housing chief to resign. And Republicans in Virginia escalate fight over the Governor’s State Supreme Court appointment. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.
- Michael Martinez Producer, The Politics Hour; The Kojo Nnamdi Show
- Tom Sherwood Resident Analyst; NBC 4 reporter; and Columnist for the Current Newspapers
- Kavitha Cardoza Special Correspondent, WAMU 88.5 News
- Kaya Henderson Chancellor, District of Columbia Public Schools
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