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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

March Madness And Spring Training Are Canceled. Enter Esports

4/8/2020
In the time of coronavirus, many fans are lamenting the loss of beloved sports seasons. Might they turn to esports to fill the hole in their hearts?

Duration:00:19:41

What Coronavirus Means For D.C. Sports

4/8/2020
How are pro athletes faring during a time of social distancing and isolation? And what does it mean for the sports industry that supports them — and the journalists who cover them?

Duration:00:21:34

Indie-Soul Band Oh He Dead On Keeping Music Alive In Quarantine

4/7/2020
The D.C. band was set to go on tour before the coronavirus outbreak. Now, they're home and navigating a local music scene that's been dramatically upended.

Duration:00:24:16

Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi On Finding Insight In Uncertain Times

4/7/2020
We're all in search of a way to make sense of what's happening. Authors Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi join us to discuss how they're spending time in quarantine and the poetry, music and people giving them hope.

Duration:00:22:18

Sean Doolittle Leads the ‘Kojo for Kids’ Lineup

4/6/2020
The Washington Nationals relief pitcher is the first guest in our new series for kids. What is Sean up to during this extra, extra long off-season?

Duration:00:25:13

Gun Sales Surge During The Public Health Crisis

4/6/2020
Data suggests firearm sales are up more than 85% from the same time in 2018.

Duration:00:23:35

The Politics Hour: April 3, 2020

4/3/2020
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam (D) and D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) talk about their stay-at-home orders and the latest coronavirus news. Plus, Baltimore Sun reporter Pamela Wood gives us the view from Maryland.

Duration:00:49:23

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