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

Blocked: Twitter's Role In Combating Violent Extremism

Over the course of seven months, Twitter has suspended over 125,000 accounts for threatening or promoting terrorist acts.

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D.C.'s Most Charming Suburb? Commuting from Baltimore.

As housing prices rise in Washington, D.C., some locals are looking to Baltimore for a new place to call home.

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Why Is Predicting D.C.'s Weather So Difficult?

There are many factors that make the D.C. region unique. The challenge of accurately predicting winter storms here is among them.

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Combating Racism In The Classroom

Recent incidents at Mount Hebron High School in Howard County, Maryland revealed a culture of racism that students say permeates the halls. Educators believe a key to fighting that racism is in the lessons they teach in the classroom.

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Maryland High Schoolers Protest Racism At Their School

Last week, students at Mount Hebron High School in Howard County, Maryland staged a walk-out during class in protest of what they call a culture of racism in their halls. Kojo explores what happened and how activism is playing out not just at colleges and in city streets- but in the halls of local high schools.

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The Politics Hour – February 5, 2016

Former D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray announced a run for his old Ward 7 Council seat. The Supreme Court won't challenge Virginia's newly drawn Congressional districts. And Maryland's former governor Martin O'Malley drops out of the presidential race.

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Pop-ups, Parking, and Mom-and-Pop Shops: New Zoning Rules for the District

The term "zoning" puts many to sleep, but new rules in the District address hot-button issues: adding floors to row-houses, renting out English basements, and parking minimums for new apartment buildings. We consider how the regulations will affect local neighborhoods, and how they compare to nearby jurisdictions.

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Former D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray On The Future Of The Nation's Capital

Kojo sits down with former D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray to explore the future of the nation's capital.

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You Can't Make Local Coffee In D.C. –Or Can You?

Coffee is a must-have for so many in the D.C. region, yet truly local coffee is not a possibility.

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Calling Out Corruption

Ethical guidelines for lawmakers and questions about when corruption comes into play can be fuzzy, at best. Federal rules are pretty clear, but states present a patchwork of guidance for lawmakers.

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