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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.

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

D.C.’s Speed Racer Brings Diversity To NASCAR

2/19/2020
I guarantee this high school senior's a better driver than you.

Duration:00:19:08

Maryland’s Expansive Education Reform Makes Its Way To The Legislature

2/19/2020
Implementing the "Blueprint for Maryland's Future" will cost billions of dollars. Where will the money come from?

Duration:00:29:08

A Kojo Climate Series: Hope And Action

2/18/2020
As the world warms, where do students, teachers, scientists and activists see room for hope? It's the fifth and final installment of the Kojo climate change series.

Duration:00:48:56

Jason Reynolds Wants Young People’s Stories To be Heard

2/17/2020
The Oxon Hill native and award-winning author was named the seventh National Ambassador for Young People's Literature by the Library of Congress.

Duration:00:19:09

Virginia Lawmakers Aim To Crack Down On SLAPP Tourism

2/17/2020
What do Republican Congressman Devin Nunes and actor Johnny Depp have in common? They both filed defamation claims in Virginia last year.

Duration:00:29:40

The Politics Hour: February 14, 2020

2/14/2020
Virginia is halfway through a whirlwind legislative session. How are new laws going to change the lives of Virginians? And Montgomery County Public Schools are taking the first steps toward redistricting, making some parents and students hopeful and others angry. How might the process end?

Duration:00:49:02

Military Families Are Taking Their Landlord To Federal Court

2/13/2020
Families at Fort Meade experienced serious health issues due to mold — now they're suing.

Duration:00:26:07

Local Nigerian Community Reacts To President’s Recent Travel Ban

2/12/2020
We speak to local Nigerians about identity and the recent travel ban implemented by the Trump administration.

Duration:00:22:12

How Dual-Purpose Establishments Serve Their Neighborhoods

2/12/2020
From a brewery that sells kids toys and kitchen gadgets to a barbershop and art gallery, we’ll explore how local businesses serve their neighborhood’s unique needs.

Duration:00:24:47

A Kojo Climate Series: Rachel Carson And The Environmental Revolution

2/11/2020
Rachel Carson's "Silent Spring" altered the course of history, spurring changes in laws governing our land, air and water. The fourth episode in our climate change series takes a look at Carson's life in Maryland and her impact on the environmental movement.

Duration:00:48:16

Creatures In The Capital: The Girl Scouts’ Quest For D.C.’s State Mammal

2/10/2020
There are a few new requirements for your wilderness badge, like drafting legislation and environmental lobbying.

Duration:00:14:58

Remembering Willie Wood Sr.

2/10/2020
D.C.'s native son, Willie Wood, made history in the first Super Bowl and was a key figure in the dynasty of legendary Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi.

Duration:00:12:03

Montgomery County Public Schools Faces Lawsuit Alleging Negligence At Damascus High

2/10/2020
The parents of Damascus High School football players who were sexually assaulted by teammates are suing the Montgomery County School Board for negligence.

Duration:00:21:50

The Politics Hour: February 7, 2020

2/7/2020
We talk to D.C. Councilmember Elissa Silverman, (I-At Large), about affordable housing, former Councilmember Jack Evans, and more. And we hear from Assistant Majority Leader Wanika Fisher, (D-Prince George's), about criminal justice, the Kirwan Commission and her bill to establish a reparations commission.

Duration:00:49:01

The Saga of Washington Met

2/6/2020
Despite student protests, a proposal to keep the alternative public school from closing has failed. So, what's next for the students of Washington Metropolitan Opportunity Academy?

Duration:00:33:24

Lawmakers In Maryland And Virginia Are Taking Up Right-To-Die Bills

2/5/2020
Who has the right to choose when and how they die? How much power should patients, doctors and family members wield?

Duration:00:21:04

Diane Rehm’s New Book “When My Time Comes” Takes On Death

2/5/2020
Legendary radio personality Diane Rehm's newest book grapples with one of the hardest subjects to talk about--death.

Duration:00:26:24

A Kojo Climate Series: Water, Water Everywhere

2/4/2020
Sea level is rising in the Chesapeake Bay. What does that mean for islands like Smith and Tangier — and for coastal communities? Plus, how river towns like Ellicott City are preparing for the next "thousand-year" flood.

Duration:00:48:14

Jason Reynolds Wants Young People’s Stories To be Heard

2/3/2020
The Oxon Hill native and award-winning author was named the seventh National Ambassador for Young People's Literature by the Library of Congress.

Duration:00:18:47