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The Kojo Nnamdi Show

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The show places the Washington region at "the center of the world" with a two-hour news magazine format covering the international, national and local news of the day, as well as local entertainment and sports.

The show places the Washington region at "the center of the world" with a two-hour news magazine format covering the international, national and local news of the day, as well as local entertainment and sports.
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Location:

Washington, DC

Networks:

WAMU

Description:

The show places the Washington region at "the center of the world" with a two-hour news magazine format covering the international, national and local news of the day, as well as local entertainment and sports.

Twitter:

@kojoshow

Language:

English

Contact:

1-800-433-8850


Episodes

Youth Lead The Charge In D.C.’s Climate Strike

9/18/2019
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Kojo sits down with three young organizers to talk about climate activism and this week's D.C. Climate Strike.

Duration:00:36:13

Marginalized Communities In D.C. Are Already Struggling. Climate Change Will Make That Worse.

9/17/2019
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Many argue that climate change is about science and social justice.

Duration:00:37:02

How Does Climate Change Affect Agriculture In Our Region?

9/16/2019
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We can live off the land — until we can't. Climate change is fundamentally changing the way farmers produce food, right down to the soil itself.

Duration:00:37:26

The Politics Hour: September 13, 2019

9/13/2019
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D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine on construction companies' labor violations, school residency fraud and more. Plus, Bo Shuff from D.C. Vote on grassroot efforts for D.C. statehood.

Duration:00:37:46

A Look At The D.C. Legacy of Gil Scott-Heron

9/12/2019
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A D.C.-based reggae band is putting a new spin on the renowned musician's work — with the help of one of his longtime collaborators.

Duration:00:24:56

New Stop-And-Frisk Data Shows Wide Racial Disparities In D.C. Police Stops. So Now What?

9/12/2019
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In one month, 85% of all police stops involved non-white subjects. What do we do with this information?

Duration:00:24:07

Exonerated Locals Are Seeking Compensation For Years Behind Bars. Will They Get It?

9/11/2019
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Are people who served time for crimes they didn't commit getting compensation from Maryland, D.C. and Virginia for the impact on their lives? [[MC edit]] Are people who served time for crimes they didn't commit being compensated for what they missed?

Duration:00:19:50

A D.C. Bill Would Allow Young Violent Offenders To Petition For Early Release

9/11/2019
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Should offenders who committed violent crimes before they were 25 years old be eligible for early release?

Duration:00:29:54

Your Turn: D.C. Government Heads East, Local Cooperation With ICE & More

9/10/2019
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It's Your Turn to set the agenda! We want to hear your takes on the latest news in D.C., Maryland and Virginia.

Duration:00:48:45

A Maryland Teen Sent A Racy Video To Friends. The Court Says She Distributed Child Pornography.

9/9/2019
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Cell phones, sex acts and semantics. But was a crime committed?

Duration:00:34:25

Standing in Solidarity From Afar

9/9/2019
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As protests continue in Hong Kong, we hear from Hong Kongers here in the D.C. region about how they are showing support for the protestors from 8,000 miles away.

Duration:00:13:26

The Politics Hour: September 6, 2019

9/6/2019
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Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) on the opioid crisis and issues in Maryland; D.C. Councilmember Robert C. White, Jr. on what to expect when Council is back in session.

Duration:00:50:18

All The REACH Is A Stage At The Kennedy Center’s New Expansion

9/5/2019
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This isn’t your mother’s Kennedy Center.

Duration:00:27:01

Why Is There No Trauma Center East Of The Anacostia River?

9/5/2019
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There are four D.C. hospitals that treat trauma victims around the clock. All are located across the river, in Northwest.

Duration:00:22:07

Reports Of Vaping-Related Illnesses Heighten Public Health Concerns

9/4/2019
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Maryland and Virginia are among the 22 states reporting incidents of severe lung illnesses tied to vaping and use of E-cigarettes.

Duration:00:22:21

What Will The Creative Affairs Office Mean For The Arts In D.C?

9/3/2019
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D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser is launching a Creative Affairs Office to liaise between the government and artists. What we know about it — and the response from local artists.

Duration:00:21:12

Is A Maryland Law Banning The Retail Sale Of Puppies Unconstitutional?

9/3/2019
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Pet store owners say the law could put them out of business and drive potential pet owners to less regulated markets. But what will the law actually do?

Duration:00:28:05

The Politics Hour: August 30, 2019

8/30/2019
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Alexandria City Councilmember Canek Aguirre joins us to talk about transportation, affordable housing and more. Then we check in with Calvin Ball III, Howard County Executive, about the latest news from his county.

Duration:00:49:25

Ending Food Insecurity Takes Lots of Resources, People And Collaboration – And There’s Plenty Of Room To Grow

8/29/2019
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Local nonprofits are getting creative to help feed the thousands of DMV residents who are food insecure.

Duration:00:21:34