Fifty years after King was assassinated, we review King's lesser known legacy and how it is used against activists today.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser joins us to discuss homelessness, her pick for schools chancellor, paid leave in the District and Metro’s late night service announcement. It’s 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
- Muriel Bowser Mayor, District of Columbia (D)
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