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

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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.

Most Recent Episodes

Saying Goodbye To The Kojo Nnamdi Show

On this last episode, we look back on 23 years of joyous, difficult and always informative conversation.

Author Briana Thomas On 'Black Broadway In Washington D.C.' And The History Of D.C.'s Black Culture

Kojo talks with author Briana Thomas about her book "Black Broadway In Washington D.C.," and the District's rich Black history.

Author Briana Thomas On 'Black Broadway In Washington D.C.' And The History Of D.C.'s Black Culture

Kevin Young Takes The Helm Of Smithsonian African American Museum

Poet, essayist and editor Kevin Young is the second director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture. He joins Kojo to talk about his vision for the museum and how it can help us make sense of this moment in history.

A Conversation With PBS NewsHour's Judy Woodruff

Ms. Woodruff joins us to talk about her successful career in broadcasting, how the field of journalism has changed over the decades and why she chose to make D.C. home.

Digging Into Maryland's Past

After almost 90 years of searching, archeologists have uncovered St. Mary's fort, the founding site of the Maryland colony.

Kojo For Kids: WNBA Superstar Elena Delle Donne

She led the Mystics to 2019 WNBA championship. Hear why she says, "life is more than a game."

Dr. Leana Wen On The Light At The End Of This Pandemic Tunnel

In times of uncertainty, we look to medical professionals for guidance. Emergency physician and public health expert Dr. Leana Wen joins us — one last time — to share her expertise and answer your essential questions.

The Politics Hour: March 26, 2021

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) recaps this week's H.R. 51 hearing and tells us what's next for statehood. And Maryland State Sen. Clarence Lam (D-District 12) talks about the state's vaccine rollout and previews the last two weeks of the legislative session.

Is It Time To Reinvent The Federal Government Again?

The pandemic has changed how the federal government operates, but should those changes remain?

Lonnie Bunch: The Smithsonian At 175

The leader of the largest museum complex in the world shares his thoughts on the institution's past, present and future.