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 »

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A Dispute Over A Local Soccer Field Sparks Debate About Access To Public Recreation Space

When a private soccer league threatened to displace local pickup soccer groups, it sparked a larger discussion about fair allocation of recreation space in a gentrifying city.

A Dispute Over A Local Soccer Field Sparks Debate About Access To Public Recreation Space

After D.C. Schools Underreport Student Suspensions, Chancellor Wilson Responds

Over the past four years, D.C. Public Schools has touted lower suspension rates and says administrators are employing more progressive "restorative justice" practices. But a recent Washington Post investigation calls the district's lower rates into question.

After D.C. Schools Underreport Student Suspensions, Chancellor Wilson Responds

Could Another Bridge Across The Potomac River Ease Regional Commutes?

The Washington region's transportation planning board voted is studying the idea of building a second Potomac River bridge linking Montgomery County and Northern Virginia.

Reflecting On The Life and Legacy Of Longtime Washington TV Anchor Jim Vance

Jim Vance delivered the news to local Washingtonians for 45 years. But his legacy stretches far beyond the time he spent on the air.

Reflecting On The Life and Legacy Of Longtime Washington TV Anchor Jim Vance

The Politics Hour – July 21, 2017

Virginia Republican Party Chair John Whitbeck joins us in studio, and we get an update on Congress and D.C.'s "Death with Dignity" bill from D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton.

The Legacy of Anacostia Activist Theresa Howe Jones

Lifelong Washingtonian and community advocate Theresa Howe Jones passed away last week at the age of 84. She leaves a legacy of meaningful work in the Anacostia neighborhood and in D.C. as a whole.

What Can Be Done About Maryland And Virginia's Eroding Coasts?

A new study explains the effects of rising sea levels in coastal regions, including Maryland's Eastern Shore, and parts of Virginia. What are cities in our region doing to combat these events?

Haute Half Smokes, Bougie Burgers And Craft Coffee: Are D.C. Staples Affordable?

The dining staples you'd expect to find on the street or in diners are becoming more and more upscale in the District of Columbia. What does that signal about the city to its longtime residents?

Haute Half Smokes, Bougie Burgers And Craft Coffee: Are D.C. Staples Affordable?

How Parents Can Combat 'Summer Slide' Over Vacation

Summer slide, or the learning loss that occurs for students over summer break, is a problem affecting low-income youth in particular. How can educators, librarians, parents, and school systems fight it, and ensure young people stay intellectually engaged over the summer months?

Should Montgomery County Reopen Its 'Recovery School' For Students Struggling With Addiction?

Phoenix School in Montgomery County, Md. opened in 1979 to support students recovering from addiction. The school shut down in 2013, but advocates say it should reopen in response to the local opioid crisis.

Should Montgomery County Reopen Its 'Recovery School' For Students Struggling With Addiction?

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