The U.S. Park Police handcuffed young black men on the National Mall  on Friday for selling water bottles.

The U.S. Park Police handcuffed young black men on the National Mall on Friday for selling water bottles.

It’s “your turn” to set the agenda and share your views about conversations taking place in our region. National Park Police handcuffed black teens who were selling water bottles on the National Mall, setting off a firestorm on Twitter. A Washington Post article revealed that the Prince George’s County school system is being drained of staff –nearly 850 employees have been placed on leave over allegations of abuse and neglect. National news events are sure to make a local impact, too, including the Senate health care bill and President Trump’s travel ban. Plus, we check in with a local reporter on the latest on the ongoing saga between slumlord Sanford Capital, its tenants and the District.

Call 800-433-8850 to say whatever’s on your mind.

Guests

  • Andrew Giambrone Reporter and Housing Complex Columnist, Washington City Paper; @AndrewGiambrone
  • Tim Krepp Tour Guide & Writer; @timkrepp

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