Tom MacDonald attends the annual NAACP conference, reporting that this year’s event in Philadelphia includes a rallying call for change. Bobby Allyn reports on six Philadelphia police officers who – after being acquitted of corruption charges in May – won back their jobs. Host Dave Heller is joined by Dr. Lynn Karoly, author of a new study about the effectiveness and economic benefit of devoting resources to impoverished students. Maggie Freleng explains why some people are not so optimistic that a bill to cover all transition related medical procedures for transgender people in Pennsylvania will pass any time soon. Franklin Institute Chief Astronomer Derrick Pitts joins us with a weekly look at the skies. On this week’s Center Square commentary, Chris Satullo, WHYY’s vice president for news and civic dialogue, discusses truth in politics.
Due to the Senate impeachment trial, tonight's regularly scheduled TV programming will air on Y2.