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Sonceria “Sonny” Messiah Jiles, publisher of the Houston Defender joins us live from flood ravaged Houston, Texas, where her family had to to be rescued in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, which has taken at least eight lives so far. Plus, David Rocah, senior staff attorney for the ACLU of Maryland discusses Donald Trump’s ban of transgender members of the military. And we open the phone lines, should transgender people who are willing to serve, fight and die for our country, unlike Trump who in the minds of many was a draft dodger, be banned from military service? Call us: 410.319.8888!

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