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The Kojo Nnamdi Show

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The Kojo Nnamdi Show is a daily talk show — a meeting space for curious Washingtonians to make sense of the communities where they live and work. We'll introduce you to the people shaping the present and future of the region, tap into fascinating local stories, explore overlooked local history, and meet up-and-coming talent from around the region.

The Kojo Nnamdi Show is a daily talk show — a meeting space for curious Washingtonians to make sense of the communities where they live and work. We'll introduce you to the people shaping the present and future of the region, tap into fascinating local stories, explore overlooked local history, and meet up-and-coming talent from around the region.

Location:

Washington, DC

Networks:

WAMU

Description:

The Kojo Nnamdi Show is a daily talk show — a meeting space for curious Washingtonians to make sense of the communities where they live and work. We'll introduce you to the people shaping the present and future of the region, tap into fascinating local stories, explore overlooked local history, and meet up-and-coming talent from around the region.

Twitter:

@kojoshow

Language:

English

Contact:

1-800-433-8850


Episodes

From Gyms To Clothing Stores: What Reopening Looks Like For D.C. Businesses

7/1/2020
Are customers comfortable coming back? How hard has it been to secure PPE for staff? And is the partial reopening enough to keep these businesses going?

Duration:00:47:36

Here To Stay? Local DACA Recipients React To Supreme Court Decision

6/30/2020
What does the future hold for DACA recipients in the region?

Duration:00:25:08

After A Big Win In Court, What’s Next for Local LGBTQ Employees?

6/30/2020
LGBTQ employees are now protected from workplace discrimination thanks to a recent Supreme Court decision. What does this ruling mean for local employers and employees?

Duration:00:23:45

Kojo For Kids: Author Sharon Draper

6/29/2020
Sharon Draper was National Teacher of the Year before she became one of the nation's favorite YA writers.

Duration:00:24:29

As Schools Plan For Fall, Fairfax Lets Families Decide

6/29/2020
Local school boards are struggling to decide how — and when — to reopen schools. Fairfax County is letting families decide.

Duration:00:23:41

The Politics Hour: June 26, 2020

6/26/2020
Virginia Del. Danica Roem talks about LGBTQ nondiscrimination laws that go into effect July 1, and an effort to repurpose "Stonewall" in Manassas' Stonewall Middle School. Plus, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser talks about statehood, police reform and her recent national spotlight.

Duration:00:43:21

Exploring Little-Known And Unlikely Histories With NPR’s Throughline

6/25/2020
NPR's history podcast examines current events through a historical lens.

Duration:00:19:54

Monumental Changes? The Debate Over Local Statues

6/25/2020
Should all Confederate statues in the region be removed?

Duration:00:22:39

#BlackLivesMatter: Digital Activism In The District

6/24/2020
How are local activists using social media during the protests to fight for racial equity?

Duration:00:19:53

Hello Darkness: Embracing Life After Going Blind

6/24/2020
Sandy Greenberg lost his sight in his junior year of college. His roommate Art Garfunkel convinced him to return to the ambitious life plan he had made for himself.

Duration:00:21:03

Is Telemedicine The Future Of Healthcare?

6/23/2020
How effective is telemedicine, and how will medical practices change after the pandemic is over?

Duration:00:34:10

Jailed During The Pandemic

6/23/2020
A federal judge demands plan for inmate reductions at the D.C. Jail.

Duration:00:12:55

Kojo For Kids: Author And Sportswriter John Feinstein

6/22/2020
John Feinstein's best-selling novels star young athletes and sportswriters who take on corruption, sexism and racial inequity.

Duration:00:25:06

A Guide To Summer Coronavirus Safety With Dr. Leana Wen

6/22/2020
As coronavirus cases continue to rise across the country, we hear from emergency physician and public health expert Dr. Leana Wen on how to stay safe and still enjoy a bit of summer.

Duration:00:23:28

The Politics Hour: June 19, 2020

6/19/2020
D.C. Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie joins us to talk about police reform and a racial equity bill. Prince George's County Chair Todd Turner talks about how his county is approaching policing and entering Phase Two of reopening.

Duration:00:49:04

An Hour With “UNTAMED” Author Glennon Doyle

6/18/2020
The New York Times bestselling author of "UNTAMED" joins Kojo.

Duration:00:46:43

Honoring Juneteenth: Food As A Form Of Celebration

6/17/2020
Food is essential to any celebration. What culinary traditions are associated with commemorating Emancipation Day?

Duration:00:25:03

Juneteenth And The Complicated History Of Emancipation In The U.S.

6/17/2020
Juneteenth, celebrated each year on June 19, commemorates the end of slavery in America. What is the history behind the holiday? And how is Juneteenth being celebrated in a year of pandemic and protests?

Duration:00:22:19

Racial Disparities In The Pandemic

6/16/2020
An in-depth examination of the racial disparities in the pandemic.

Duration:00:52:46

Kojo For Kids: Author Judith Viorst

6/15/2020
The wonderful, marvelous, very good, never bad writer talks about her books with kid callers.

Duration:00:23:57