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

Here Comes The Sun: Local Solar Farms, Legislation and Accessibility

Solar energy projects are sweeping the region, from rooftop and community solar panels to large-scale farms. We'll talk about community solar programs, bigger solar projects and how these intersect with state legislation.

The Politics Hour: July 19, 2019

The latest on the fight for D.C. statehood, the political fallout from Maryland's Speaker of the House race, and a remembrance of Sterling Tucker.

"Twisted Melodies" Explores The Darkness And Light Of Donny Hathaway's Final Hours

Can we separate the art from a tortured artist?

"Twisted Melodies" Explores The Darkness And Light Of Donny Hathaway's Final Hours

How Are New Laws Affecting Smokers In The Region?

D.C., Maryland and Virginia continue to place more and more restrictions around purchasing tobacco products, like increasing the taxes and raising the minimum purchasing age. How do these new restrictions affect smokers? And how successful are they at curbing youth smoking?

Songs Of The Summer: Washington's Hottest New Music

We explore the hottest songs — and most vital music scenes — in the Washington region this summer.

Local Resources For Handling The Heat

Kojo gives an update on the heat wave sweeping the region and how local jurisdictions are helping residents.

When D.C. Residents Come Home From Prison — And Go To Georgetown

Homecoming can be tough for D.C. residents recently released from prison. A new program at Georgetown University aims to help.

The 1919 Race Riot in D.C.

A century ago this week, the District was engulfed in days of violence as the city's as mobs of white men faced off with black residents.

Your Turn: Lemonade Stands And Giant Spaceships

It's your turn to tell us what's on your mind! Give us a call this Monday, July 15, starting at 12 p.m: 800-433-8850.

The Politics Hour: July 12, 2019

Updates on all the latest regional political news, from the final D.C. Council session before summer recess to the 90-minute special legislative session on guns in Virginia.

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