A group of students at Kennett High School held the school's second voter registration drive on Friday. Getting young people registered to vote is how this group, known as Eagles for Action, is keeping the political momentum going from the aftermath of the Parkland school shooting.
Molly Robert is a senior at the high school, and on Friday morning she read the names of students and teachers who died at the school shooting last week in Santa Fe, Texas.
Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. started the Poor People's Campaign to fight systemic racism and poverty. More than 100 people gathered outside the State House Monday as part of a nationwide re-launch of Dr. King’s Poor People's Campaign.
Those issues hit close to home for Asma Elhuni. She said she's experienced economic hard times, and she's also concerned about an increase in acts of hatred toward Muslims.