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The Kojo Nnamdi Show

WAMU

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

How Is Coronavirus Affecting Life’s Milestones?

4/2/2020
The fall out from coronavirus affects every aspect of life—even life's most important moments.

Duration:00:24:01

How Is D.C. Protecting Those Facing Homelessness From Coronavirus?

4/2/2020
What does D.C.'s "stay-at-home" order mean for residents experiencing homelessness?

Duration:00:22:37

Amid Coronavirus, Look For The Helpers

4/1/2020
From delivering meals and essentials to sewing masks and offering childcare, here's how Washingtonians are helping their neighbors in the time of coronavirus.

Duration:00:48:56

The 1989 Howard University Protest In “We Are Worth Fighting For”

3/31/2020
Howard University Professor Joshua Myers collaborated with leaders of the student organization Black Nia F.O.R.C.E. to compile the first history of the 1989 protests.

Duration:00:22:21

Census 2020: Beyond The Count

3/31/2020
We go beyond the census count and delve inside the data and how it's used in the third and final segment in our series on the 2020 census.

Duration:00:26:48

The Coronavirus Pandemic Stalls The Wheels Of Justice

3/30/2020
How are courthouses and correctional facilities responding to COVID-19?

Duration:00:22:05

When Caring For The Sick Could Mean Sickening Your Family

3/30/2020
Thousands of healthcare workers are spending their shifts with people who have or could have Covid-19. What happens when their obligations to their patients put their families at risk?

Duration:00:26:07

The Politics Hour: March 27, 2020

3/27/2020
D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson (D) talks about D.C. being shortchanged in the U.S. Senate's stimulus package. And Maryland Senate President Bill Ferguson (D-Baltimore City) talks about the state's response to the pandemic.

Duration:00:47:44

Will Coronavirus Cause A Shift In Consumer Habits?

3/26/2020
People are forced to change their spending habits. How long will it last?

Duration:00:47:56

Answering Your Coronavirus Questions

3/25/2020
What to do if you think you're infected, when a vaccine may be ready, how to "distantly socialize" and flatten the curve. It's your turn to ask questions about coronavirus and get answers.

Duration:00:48:15

Maintaining Your Mental Health During Coronavirus

3/24/2020
Set a daily routine. Monitor your media intake. Exercise. And remember that social distancing doesn't mean cutting off social contact.

Duration:00:22:13

Census 2020: The Undercounted

3/24/2020
Black and Latino communities have historically been undercounted in the census. Will the coronavirus make it even worse this year?

Duration:00:26:09

The Economic Impact of COVID-19 On The Arts

3/23/2020
As theaters and venues close their doors to stop the spread of coronavirus, what happens to the people behind the scenes?

Duration:00:22:29

Coronavirus Brings The Digital Divide Into Stark Relief

3/23/2020
Telemedicine, online grocery orders and distance learning don’t work for the digitally unconnected.

Duration:00:26:26

The Politics Hour: March 20, 2020

3/20/2020
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) talks about paid sick leave and federal employees teleworking. Plus, Maryland Senate Majority Leader Nancy King (D-Montgomery County) reflects on what passed — and what didn't pass — during the shortened legislative session.

Duration:00:51:48

The Coronavirus Pandemic Means More Challenges For People Already Struggling

3/19/2020
What challenges are low-income families, the elderly and disabled people facing during the coronavirus pandemic?

Duration:00:18:13

Our Most Vulnerable Communities Face Big Challenges In Quarantine

3/19/2020
As the region grapples with a public health emergency, what is being done to help the most vulnerable?

Duration:00:30:03

Distance Learning: Keeping Education Alive During A Pandemic

3/18/2020
As schools close their doors to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, we take a look at what "distance learning" looks like — from kindergarten through college — and answer the question: What does it take to keep education alive during a pandemic?

Duration:00:24:05

Your Coronavirus Questions, Answered

3/18/2020
More than a hundred cases of COVID-19 — the disease caused by the new strain of coronavirus — have now been confirmed in the Washington region. What questions do you have about the virus and how to stay safe?

Duration:00:23:56

Coronavirus Shutters Restaurants: What Happens To Their Workers?

3/17/2020
Without customers, there's no payroll ... and nowhere else to find work.

Duration:00:22:06