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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

The Politics Hour: June 5, 2020

6/5/2020
D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham talks about the George Floyd protests. Virginia Delegate Ibraheem Samirah talks about taking part in the demonstrations as an elected official. And D.C. Councilmember Charles Allen talks about election woes and police reform.

Duration:00:49:13

The Civil Rights Fight Continues In 2020

6/4/2020
How has the fight for racial equity changed in the last fifty years? And what happens next?

Duration:00:47:54

D.C. Youth Address Gun Violence In The ‘Do The Write Thing Challenge’

6/3/2020
We hear from the D.C. winners of a national student essay writing contest addressing gun violence and what can be done to stop it.

Duration:00:24:56

Amid Protests, National Guardsmen From Outside The District Deployed Into D.C.

6/3/2020
As protests over police violence in D.C. continue, National Guardsmen from several states have been deployed in the District to quell unrest.

Duration:00:16:47

D.C.’s Unofficial Primary Results

6/3/2020
In the midst of a pandemic and protests, D.C. voters headed to a limited number of polling places. DCist Senior Editor Rachel Kurzius brings us the preliminary results.

Duration:00:11:13

Staying Safe And Protesting During A Pandemic

6/2/2020
In the wake of George Floyd's death, protesters have gathered across the country, often in packed crowds. What do these demonstrations mean in the age of COVID-19? And how can protesters stay safe?

Duration:00:24:24

Bishop Mariann Budde On Donald Trump’s Photo Op At St. John’s

6/2/2020
Authorities fired tear gas, rubber bullets and flash-bang shells into a crowd of peaceful protesters to make way for the president's photo op in front of a church that had been set on fire the previous night.

Duration:00:10:02

Protests Continue In D.C. Amid Heavy Police Presence And Curfew

6/2/2020
Peaceful demonstrators were met with helicopters, tear gas and rubber bullets in the nation's capital.

Duration:00:12:51

Kojo For Kids: Jason Reynolds Talks About Racism And The Protests

6/1/2020
Let's talk about why people are angry and what can we do about racism.

Duration:00:24:01

D.C. In Turmoil: Protest, Police And D.C.’s Black Community

6/1/2020
The police and a diverse group of protesters face off. But beyond the barricades, what is the relationship between the MPD and African-Americans in the District?

Duration:00:22:24

Special Coverage: D.C. Protests In Wake Of George Floyd’s Death

5/31/2020
We hear live from reporters covering the third day of D.C. protests. Plus: local activists and community leaders weigh in.

Duration:00:47:42

The Politics Hour: May 29, 2020

5/29/2020
As the capital region starts reopening, we hear from the chairman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, Jeff McKay, and D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser. Plus, DCist senior editor Rachel Kurzius gives a preview of D.C.'s June 2 primary.

Duration:00:52:00

Reliving The Fight The Nats Finished

5/28/2020
The last Major League baseball game was played on October 30, 2019. The Nats won.

Duration:00:24:44

How Has The Coronavirus Impacted D.C.’s Tourism Industry?

5/28/2020
Before the pandemic hit, D.C.’s tourism industry expected big gains during the spring and summer months. What kind of summer is the industry hoping for now?

Duration:00:22:07

Ethicists Tackle The Pandemic’s Moral Dilemmas

5/27/2020
Would Aristotle wear a mask?

Duration:00:24:16

The Staggering Impact Of Coronavirus With Dr. Leana Wen

5/27/2020
The U.S. has now surpassed 100,000 reported deaths. What does this grim milestone say about how we're responding to the pandemic?

Duration:00:23:44

Back To The Office: What To Expect In The Post-Pandemic Workplace

5/26/2020
As employers prepare for the return of office staff, one thing is clear: Workplaces will look and feel fundamentally different.

Duration:00:24:38

How The Coronavirus Pandemic Is Impacting Local Nursing Homes

5/26/2020
Nursing Homes account for one third of all coronavirus related deaths in the United States. We'll discuss how long-term care facilities in the region are handling the coronavirus pandemic.

Duration:00:22:35

Navigating the Post-Pandemic Job Market

5/22/2020
Learn how to get a job in this new economy.

Duration:41:54:04

A Kojo Climate Series: Hope And Action

5/21/2020
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:00:32:28