We’ll find out about July’s Atlin Arts & Music Festival with guest, Kim Wenneke; Lauren Brooks will be here with a preview of next weekend’s NAEYC Conference; we’ll get the details about next week’s Choose Respect Rally & March, with guests John Moller and Saralynn Tabatchnik; Kathy Ruddy will give us a preview of tomorrow’s Art of Place Lecture and Demonstration; and Nancy DeCherney will give us the rundown on art happenings in the capital city during Arts Up.
- One initiative would require insurers to cover people with pre-existing conditions. It also would allow parents to cover their children until they turn 26.
- President Trump hasn't mentioned it as he's defended the memorabilia over the past week, but historians say the statues were originally built to send a clear message to black Americans.
- Thousands of counterprotesters gathered in Boston Common to meet the rally participants, who said they have no connection to those who perpetrated violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, last week.
- Eleven states are in the path of total darkness. Follow the astronomical phenomenon's journey across America along with NPR journalists and others experiencing the eclipse.