Virginia Democratic Party Chairwoman Susan Swecker is in studio. And Aisha Braveboy, candidate for Prince George's State's Attorney, joins us.
Heartbroken and hungover, D.C.’s sports fans know what losing feels like. The city’s major league teams have improved in past years, but recent seasons have only ended in disappointment. The Washington Wizards and Capitals are both back in the playoffs, and the city’s fans are fighting a range of emotions with each game. Kojo explores how D.C.’s relationships with its sports teams affect the psychology of the city – and what we can learn about city character through sports.
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The federal court judge who ruled that Maryland's public universities were unlawfully segregated rejected solutions proposed by the state's Higher Education Commission and a group representing a coalition of Maryland Historically Black Colleges and Universities for redressing that segregation. We get an update on the case.
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