Fifty years after King was assassinated, we review King's lesser known legacy and how it is used against activists today.
Maryland is considering fining its “left lane hoggers.” D.C. considers a budget that slightly increases education spending per-student. Metro takes down an ad for adoption. It’s your turn to set the agenda and share perspectives on the news affecting local D.C.
- Martin Austermuhle Reporter, WAMU 88.5
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