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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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The Politics Hour — February 23, 2018

D.C. Public Schools are in the spotlight once again after another scandal leads to the Chancellor's resignation. No women represent Maryland in Congress, but five have been chosen as candidates for Lt. Governor. And details emerge about what Prince George's County offered and why it wasn't chosen by Amazon to host their new headquarters.

How Local Students Process School Shootings And Prepare For The Worst

We look at the role of school counselors in helping troubled kids and discuss the psychological toll of experiencing, hearing about, and preparing for mass shootings.

Live Local Jazz Lives...Here's Some Unexpected New Places To Find It

A journalist, jazz vocalist, and former club owner discuss the surprising new spots that are working to ensure that jazz remains a vibrant part of D.C.'s music scene.

Maryland Just Limited Parental Rights For Rapists. Why Did It Take So Long?

This February, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed a bill allowing women who become pregnant through rape to sue and terminate the parental rights of their rapist.

Maryland Just Limited Parental Rights For Rapists. Why Did It Take So Long?

With D.C. Public Schools Failing Ethics 101, What's Next?

With controversies swirling around the DC Public Schools system, including Chancellor Antwan Wilson's daughter being able to bypass the lottery system to transfer schools, what is next for education in the District?

Remembering Peggy Cooper Cafritz and her Legacy in the Local Arts

We remember Peggy Cooper Cafritz--an art collector and founder of the Duke Ellington School of the Arts, Cafritz's life leaves a lasting legacy in the arts scene of Washington, DC.

You Want Me To Turn Where? On The Annoyances–And Dangers–Of Bad Street Signs

We talk to an architect, a city planner, and a designer about how we find our way around town.

You Want Me To Turn Where? On The Annoyances–And Dangers–Of Bad Street Signs

Presidential Portraiture at the National Gallery

The unveiling of President Obama's official portrait is drawing crowds at the National Portrait Gallery in downtown DC. This President's Day, we learn about the tradition of presidential portraiture--and how much it's changed--from the National Portrait Gallery's historian.

The Politics Hour – February 16, 2018

Virginia women were elected to the legislature in record numbers, but has the #MeToo reckoning reached the state house?

No Easy Access: Can D.C. Break Down Barriers To Food, Health Care And Transportation?

Local neighborhoods have quickly redeveloped to provide new transportation lines, luxury apartment buildings and gourmet grocery stores. But who has access to these services?

No Easy Access: Can D.C. Break Down Barriers To Food, Health Care And Transportation?

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