Going back to school becomes life and death struggle as day 25 ebbs for some hunger strikers in Chicago. Activists, parents and educators are protesting the closure Walter H. Dyett High School, one of 53 schools shut down by Mayor Emanuel since 2013.
Today we catch up with Global Activist, Phyllis Wezeman. She's just back from Malawi. For our Global Activism segment, she’ll update us on some new initiatives to give aid and comfort to sub-Saharan Africa, a region with two-thirds of the world’s HIV infections and three-fourths of the globe’s AIDS-related deaths, according to the World Health Organization. She’s author of the book Through the Heart: Creative Methods of HIV and AIDS Education.