The Kojo Nnamdi Show 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.
The Kojo Nnamdi Show

The Kojo Nnamdi Show

From WAMU 88.5

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.

Most Recent Episodes

The Politics Hour: April 19, 2019

Delegate Danica Roem joins us to talk traffic, tolls and the 2019 Va. legislative session, and Delegate Dereck Davis tells us why he wants to be the next speaker of Md.'s House of Delegates.

Your Turn: Washingtonians React to the Release of the Mueller Report

Call in today with what's on your mind about the release of the long awaited Mueller report.

What Happens When Beloved Businesses Close Their Doors

A friendly neighborhood store can help people feel rooted in their community. But what happens when those businesses close up shop? And how can small businesses in particular survive in the high-rent, high-risk Washington region?

Renovation And Resiliency: How D.C. Maintains Its Landmarks

Washington, D.C. is known for its historical landmarks and monuments. What happens when they start to deteriorate?

My Way Or (Expand) The Highway

In the first part of our Kojo 20 series on transportation, we'll explore the concerns over Maryland Governor Hogan's highway expansion plan and examine how similar projects have affected traffic elsewhere in the Washington region.

Georgetown Students Want To Pay A Reconciliation Fee To Descendants Of Enslaved People

Georgetown University students overwhelmingly voted to pay fees into a fund to benefit the descendants of people enslaved by the university.

Georgetown Students Want To Pay A Reconciliation Fee To Descendants Of Enslaved People

What Are Maryland Schools Doing To Prevent Gun Violence?

Local schools are putting into practice new safety laws to prevent and prepare for mass shootings. We'll check in with a Maryland legislator and Montgomery County public school officials to see what has — and hasn't — changed in the 20 years since Columbine.

The Politics Hour: April 12, 2019

We catch up with Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich, who assumed office earlier this year. And we sit down with Virginia House Delegate Karrie Delaney to discuss how state Democrats are viewing campaign season after state leadership became embroiled in scandals.

Children's Poetry, Spoken Word, And Other Outlets For Young Creatives

We review new selections of children's poetry with two local book authors. And, we explore the world of spoken word and the possibilities it opens up for young adults.

How A Noise Complaint Over Go-Go Music Drove A Wedge Between D.C. Neighbors

Since 1995, the owner of a Metro PCS store in Shaw has blasted go-go music outdoors. When a noise complaint forced him to stop, more than 60,000 people signed a petition to bring back the music — and for now, the music has returned.

How A Noise Complaint Over Go-Go Music Drove A Wedge Between D.C. Neighbors

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