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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

Is D.C. (Finally) Having A Sports Moment?

10/10/2019
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When was the last time multiple sports teams in Washington were this good? We're talking Mystics, Spirit, Nats, and Caps in our local sports roundup.

Duration:00:29:27

Can Land Trusts Keep D.C. Living Accessible?

10/10/2019
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The cost of living in Washington, D.C. is on the rise and longtime residents are getting priced out of their homes and neighborhoods.

Duration:00:18:57

The Future of Rent Control In D.C.

10/9/2019
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Washington, DC's current rent control law will expire in 2020 and the D.C. Council is considering an extension. Some tenants' right activists say that's not enough to safeguard against gentrification.

Duration:00:20:36

What Changing Demographics And Redrawn Districts Could Mean For Virginia’s 2019 Elections

10/9/2019
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In Virginia, the demographics have shifted to make it look more like Maryland or Pennsylvania, and 25 legislative districts have been redrawn due to racial gerrymandering. What will it mean for for control of the General Assembly?

Duration:00:29:09

Racism and Bias: Loudoun County Public Schools Struggle With Equity

10/8/2019
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A report commissioned by Loudoun County Public Schools found that students of color are experiencing racism and a hostile learning environment.

Duration:00:18:50

As Overdoses Continue To Rise, Solutions To The Opioid Crisis Are Slow To Emerge

10/8/2019
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Overall overdose deaths are still increasing in the DMV. Why?

Duration:00:30:11

Dolphins In The Potomac: A Harbinger Of Health Or An Alarm Bell?

10/7/2019
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What does the presence of dolphins in the Potomac say about the health of local waterways?

Duration:00:23:33

The Politics Hour: October 4, 2019

10/4/2019
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Republican Party of Virginia Chairman Jack Wilson looks ahead to the November 5 elections. Montgomery County Councilmember Gabe Albornoz discusses vaping, the CROWN Act and more.

Duration:00:49:12

Half-Baked: Dish City Talks D.C. Food Myths

10/3/2019
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Dish City co-hosts Ruth Tam and Patrick Fort join three local chefs and restaurateurs to discuss myths about D.C. food.

Duration:00:48:17

Where The D.C. Schools That Help At-Risk Kids Are — And Aren’t

10/2/2019
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A new report looks at "leveler schools" ⁠— the schools across the city that do the most to catch at-risk kids up to their not-at-risk peers.

Duration:00:25:10

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: Thousands Rejected For Public Service Loan Forgiveness

10/2/2019
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Public Service Loan Forgiveness was supposed to help borrowers devoted to serving others, but 99% of borrowers have been denied.

Duration:00:23:15

Reporters Dig Into Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct In ‘The Education Of Brett Kavanaugh’

10/1/2019
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New York Times reporters Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly paint a picture of the prep-school and Ivy-League worlds that formed America's newest Supreme Court Justice, and the allegations of sexual misconduct made against him.

Duration:00:24:31

Open Streets, Open Doors: Here’s Why Three Miles Of Georgia Avenue Will Close To Cars On Saturday

10/1/2019
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On an average day? 20,000 cars. On October 5th? Zero.

Duration:00:24:26

‘Shattered’ Looks At Life After Being Shot

9/30/2019
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In the WAMU series, survivors of gun violence share their stories of recovery -- and the physical and emotional scars they continue to live with.

Duration:00:46:51

The Politics Hour: September 27, 2019

9/27/2019
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Political scientist Rachel Bitecofer previews the upcoming Virginia elections, and D.C. Councilmember Elissa Silverman talks about a proposed amendment to the First Source law and the latest with D.C. Council.

Duration:00:50:02

Christopher Ingraham Swaps Long Commutes And High-Octane Jobs For Rural Life

9/25/2019
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In 2015, Washington Post reporter Christopher Ingraham named Red Lake County Minnesota "the worst place to live in America." Now, he and his family live there.

Duration:00:25:59

New Data Shows D.C. Won’t Meet Its Goal For Decreased HIV Diagnoses, But They’re Still (Slowly) Decreasing

9/25/2019
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The number of new diagnoses is going down — but the HIV epidemic isn't over in D.C.

Duration:00:24:01