50 years ago, the Poor People's Campaign advocated for economic justice for poor Americans. What does that fight look like today?
At the end of her tenure, former D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier expressed frustration about what she described as a “broken” criminal justice system. A recent investigative series by The Washington Post, meanwhile, painted a picture of a system struggling with repeat violent offenders. Kojo begins a conversation about the state of the city’s criminal justice system with one of the Post reporters behind the series.
- Aaron Davis Reporter, The Washington Post
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