Fifty years after King was assassinated, we review King's lesser known legacy and how it is used against activists today.
Few cities are changing as rapidly as the District – and former D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray observed many of the changes that took place during the past two decades from elected positions in the Wilson Building. He joins Kojo in the studio to explore the future of the city.
- Vincent Gray Former Mayor, District of Columbia (D)
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