In the midst of March Madness, another basketball tournament took over a D.C. arena for a day with just as much competitive spirit. The goal? To raise money for a local nonprofit that focuses on youth development called Student-athletes Organized to Understand Leadership, or S.O.U.L.
D.C. Council member Kenyan McDuffie says training young people in the skill is important because when bystanders know what to do, CPR can double or triple a cardiac arrest victim’s chances of survival.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.