Fifty years after King was assassinated, we review King's lesser known legacy and how it is used against activists today.
Over the next three years, segments of Beach Drive — a historic artery that connects Maryland and upper Northwest D.C. neighborhoods to downtown — will shut down for repairs. The four-part closure will reroute commuters to congested north-south corridors, slamming drivers already negotiating disruptions on Metro. Kojo explores the citywide impact of the closure, why it’s needed now, and how commuters can cope.
- Sam Zimbabwe Associate Director of Policy, Planning and Sustainability Administration, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT)
- Dan Reed Author, "Just Up The Pike"
- Jenny Anzelmo-Sarles Spokesperson, National Park Service (National Capital Region)
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