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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


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Episodes

What Do Local Students Think Of National Politics?

11/19/2019
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Kojo sits down with students from across the District at Thurgood Marshall Academy to talk about impeachment, civic engagement, D.C. statehood and top-of-mind issues heading into the 2020 elections.

Duration:00:50:04

For Slain Capital Gazette Reporter, One Final Book On D.C. Sports

11/18/2019
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After John McNamara was killed in the Capital Gazette shooting, his wife Andrea Chamblee took it upon herself to publish his last book — a love letter to D.C. hoops: "The Capital of Basketball."

Duration:00:18:49

Your Questions About Federal Open Enrollment Season, Answered

11/18/2019
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If you're a federal worker, now is the time to make changes to your health insurance plan.

Duration:00:28:59

The Politics Hour: November 15, 2019

11/15/2019
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D.C. Councilmember Vincent Gray (D-Ward 7) on his re-election campaign and Jack Evans; Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker on the county's new economic development platform, racial equity proposals and widening the American Legion Bridge.

Duration:00:49:04

The Life — And Tragic Death — Of Bijan Ghaisar

11/14/2019
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It's been two years since an unarmed man, 25-year-old Bijan Ghaisar, was shot and killed by police in Fairfax County. Kojo sits down with Bijan's family to discuss their quest for answers.

Duration:00:38:45

Racist Graffiti Shakes Salisbury U

11/14/2019
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Salisbury University is reeling after four separate incidents of racist, sexually aggressive graffiti discovered in an academic hall.

Duration:00:10:12

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