Fifty years after King was assassinated, we review King's lesser known legacy and how it is used against activists today.
Guest Host: Michael Martinez
Three D.C. Council incumbents are ousted in the District’s Democratic primary. The next phase of Metro’s SafeTrack maintenance plan could be messier than the first. And Maryland’s Republican governor says he won’t vote for the presumptive presidential nominee. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.
- Tom Sherwood Resident Analyst; NBC 4 reporter; and Columnist for the Current Newspapers
- Robert White Democratic Nominee, D.C. Council (At-Large)
- Trayon White Democratic Nominee, D.C. Council (Ward 8)
- Richard Madaleno Maryland State Senator, (D- Dist. 18, Montgomery County)
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