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We'll visit a kinship community fighting for rights to property their ancestors acquired after the Civil War. We'll learn why people with developmental disabilities are more likely to come in contact with law enforcement, and meet a man training officers to respond safely. And we'll reflect on what the attack in Boston has meant for people in the D.C. region.


[Music: "Every Little Bit Hurts" by John Davis from Title Tracks]

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