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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 Neighborhood Groups Trying to “Buy Nothing”

11/13/2019
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Gifting, exchanging, and bartering are on the rise.

Duration:00:16:14

Does Living In A Walkable Neighborhood Give People A Boost Up The Economic Ladder?

11/13/2019
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Researchers examined the economic outcomes of more than three million Americans, and they found that people who grew up in walkable areas were more likely to be able to move from the bottom to the top of the income spectrum.

Duration:00:31:19

A Look At Local Volunteer Emergency Services

11/12/2019
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What does it take to be a volunteer firefighter or EMT? And, what challenges do volunteer fire departments face? We'll sit down with volunteer fire department and rescue squad leaders from Virginia and Maryland.

Duration:00:17:25

Youth Suicide Rates Are Increasing. What’s Happening — And What Can We Do To Stop It?

11/12/2019
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Experts are alarmed by increasing rates in children as young as 10.

Duration:00:19:55

Scott Pearson Is Stepping Down From the D.C. Public Charter School Board

11/12/2019
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Under Pearson, the number of charter schools in the District doubled. But questions about that growth, and the schools' transparency, persist.

Duration:00:11:25

The Transformative Power Of Service Animals

11/11/2019
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Man's best friend doesn't begin to cover what therapeutic service dogs can provide for people with post-traumatic stress disorder.

Duration:00:29:42

She Went Viral. Then She Ran For Local Office.

11/11/2019
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From flipping off the President to flipping control of the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors.

Duration:00:19:45

The Politics Hour: November 8, 2019

11/8/2019
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A career retrospective with Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chair Sharon Bulova. Plus, D.C. Councilmember Anita Bonds dives into the affordable housing debate.

Duration:00:50:56

Bye Bye Bei Bei

11/7/2019
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Time flies and, soon, a panda will too. Bei Bei, the four-year-old giant panda cub phenom, is leaving D.C. for China.

Duration:00:14:49

Critics Say MPD’s Body Camera Program Isn’t Transparent Enough. Are Solutions In Sight?

11/7/2019
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Five years in, is D.C.'s police body camera program working?

Duration:00:34:04

Virginia Voted…And Democrats Flipped The Legislature

11/6/2019
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For the first time in 26 years, Democrats have gained control of the General Assembly and the governorship. So, what does this mean for the future of politics in Northern Virginia?

Duration:00:48:57

Special Coverage: The Virginia 2019 Elections

11/5/2019
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The highly anticipated Virginia elections are upon us. Join Kojo and Tom Sherwood from 9-10 pm as they wade through the results live.

Duration:00:47:27

Diversity In The Local Cannabis Industry

11/5/2019
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Is there equal opportunity in the local medical marijuana industry?

Duration:00:29:58

New Report Highlights Reliance On Incarceration

11/5/2019
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A new report underscores D.C.'s reliance on incarceration and offers solutions to address public safety.

Duration:00:19:53

The Ghost Fleet Of Mallows Bay

11/4/2019
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The story of how these ships ended up in the Potomac is a tale of environmental destruction — and rebirth.

Duration:00:29:08

What’s Happening With Temporary Protected Status?

11/4/2019
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There are 32,000 Salvadorans living in the Washington region who are recipients of the federal policy which grants permission to people fleeing their home countries in the wake of natural disasters or violence.

Duration:00:20:30

The Politics Hour: November 1, 2019

11/1/2019
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Charles Allen sits down with Marc Fisher and Tom to talk about public safety, hate crimes, and D.C. statehood. Plus, Clarence Lam weighs in on school redistricting in Howard County.

Duration:00:49:44

With Shaky Cameras In Everyone’s Pocket, We’re Revisiting “The Blair Witch Project” 20 Years On

10/31/2019
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The world is wildly different than it was in 1999 - so how does the movie hold up, and how would it be different if made today?

Duration:00:27:04

Boo Business: Meeting The DMV’s Local Haunts And The People Who Make Them

10/31/2019
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Those things that go bump in the night? They're really computer servers, scripts, and small armies of volunteers.

Duration:00:22:51

Virginia Elections: What’s On Your Mind As You Head To The Polls?

10/30/2019
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This November 5, all eyes are on Virginia as a litmus test for the national 2020 races. How will both parties fare?

Duration:00:30:06