Young Voices Demand Action At Nationwide Rallies
March 26, 2016: From Parkland, Florida, to Queens, New York, to Newark New Jersey, young voices took center stage over the weekend in mass rallies calling on Congress to end their inaction on substantive gun reform. The Takeaway brings you to the front lines of the marches in Washington, D.C., and Newark, where communities of color are often plagued by gun violence and have long complained about the absence of effective government intervention. Plus, we examine three provisions in the $1.3 trillion federal spending bill President Trump signed on Friday that addressed gun violence and gun research; the indictment of N.F.L. Player Michael Bennett for assault against a 66-year-old paraplegic woman; our new series exploring how women are treated in the healthcare industry; the fine line HBCUs must walk in order to satisfy their students and the federal government, which provides funding.