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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

The Politics Hour: October 18, 2019

10/18/2019
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Steve Descano, the Democratic nominee for Fairfax County's Commonwealth's Attorney, on the upcoming election; Montgomery County Councilmember Evan Glass (D-At Large) on his bill that would tax "teardown" homes.

Duration:00:49:16

Autumn Is Big Business For Local Apple Orchards, Pumpkin Patches And Pie Shops

10/17/2019
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We hear about fall food trends from local food entrepreneurs and the hosts of Dish City.

Duration:00:38:40

Remembering Rep. Elijah Cummings

10/17/2019
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We remember Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings, who passed away early Thursday morning.

Duration:00:11:13

Refugee Admission Cap Threatens Resettlement Organizations

10/16/2019
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The cap, mandated by the Trump administration, affects not only refugees, but their families and the organizations that support them.

Duration:00:14:34

Finding Resilience And Dignity In Alzheimer’s Disease

10/15/2019
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An new anthology tells the human story of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.

Duration:00:20:01

Women Veterans Experience Sexual Harassment At The VA

10/15/2019
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Many women who served their country experience harassment at the very place they should feel most supported: VA Hospitals.

Duration:00:27:55

‘We’re Still Here’ : The Meaning Of Indigenous Peoples’ Day

10/14/2019
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We take a deep-dive into the significance of changing the Columbus Day name -- and what it's meant for Native people in particular.

Duration:00:48:43

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