The Kojo Nnamdi Show

The Kojo Nnamdi Show

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The Kojo Nnamdi Show is a daily talk show keeping you ahead of the curve on the local, national, and international topics important to your life. We'll introduce you to fascinating artists, expansive thinkers, new ideas, cutting-edge technology, overlooked historic moments, and up-and-coming talent you'll definitely want to share with friends.More from The Kojo Nnamdi Show »

Most Recent Episodes

The Politics Hour – February 24, 2017

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with D.C Council Chairman Phil Mendelson and Fairfax County Supervisor John Cook.

Defriended By The Governor? Maryland ACLU Questions Larry Hogan's Use Of Facebook

After blocking 450 users from his public Facebook page, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and his staff have been criticized for limiting free speech.

Defriended By The Governor? Maryland ACLU Questions Larry Hogan's Use Of Facebook

Howard President Dr. Wayne Frederick On The Historically-Black University's Legacy During ...

How is the national political climate affecting the relationship between administrators and students at Howard University?

Howard President Dr. Wayne Frederick On The Historically-Black University's Legacy During ...

Is Washington A College Town?

Why doesn't the Washington region feel like a college town, despite being home to more than a dozen colleges and universities? We explore why many campuses feel isolated from the city around them, and lack that college town vibe.

Fairfax County Fire Chief Richard Bowers Addresses Department Harassment And Discriminatio...

A new report on the Fairfax County Fire Department published concerns over leadership accountability, harassment, discrimination and unfair promotion processes.

Fairfax County Fire Chief Richard Bowers Addresses Department Harassment And Discriminatio...

"55, Unemployed And Faking Normal": How The Region's Aging Workforce Is Tackling Financial...

Those nearing retirement face considerable challenges in our region, including age discrimination in the workplace and soaring home prices.

"55, Unemployed And Faking Normal": How The Region's Aging Workforce Is Tackling Financial...

What Young Readers Can Learn From Civil Rights Icon John Lewis And Comic Book Writer Andrew Aydin

A comic book once inspired Congressman John Lewis to learn about the early days of the civil rights movement, and engage in activism himself. Now, a new generation of readers is learning about civil rights history through his comics.

What Young Readers Can Learn From Civil Rights Icon John Lewis And Comic Book Writer Andrew Aydin

Can Personal Storytelling Transform Care For Local Alzheimer's Patients?

When a local journalist placed her father into long-term Alzheimer's care, she wrote down his life story and introduced his nursing staff – not to an anonymous patient– but to the father she loved.

Can Personal Storytelling Transform Care For Local Alzheimer's Patients?

Despite GOP Opposition, Maryland Moves To Increase Use Of Renewable Energy

Legislation to quicken the timeline for increasing the use of renewable energy in Maryland overcame a veto and widespread Republican opposition to move forward with becoming law. Kojo explores the politics at play as well as what the change will mean for Maryland and the rest of the region.

Despite GOP Opposition, Maryland Moves To Increase Use Of Renewable Energy

The Politics Hour – February 17, 2017

A federal judge in Virginia issues an injunction against President Trump's travel ban. House Republicans vote to block D.C.'s Death with Dignity Act. And Democratic lawmakers in Maryland debate protections for immigrants.

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