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The Kojo Nnamdi Show

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The show places the Washington region at "the center of the world" with a two-hour news magazine format covering the international, national and local news of the day, as well as local entertainment and sports.

The show places the Washington region at "the center of the world" with a two-hour news magazine format covering the international, national and local news of the day, as well as local entertainment and sports.
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Location:

Washington, DC

Networks:

WAMU

Description:

The show places the Washington region at "the center of the world" with a two-hour news magazine format covering the international, national and local news of the day, as well as local entertainment and sports.

Twitter:

@kojoshow

Language:

English

Contact:

1-800-433-8850


Episodes

The Politics Hour – April 20, 2018

4/20/2018
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A D.C. cannabis activist moves to Maryland to organize against a Republican Congressperson. Virginia's legislature is back for a special session to craft a budget, but will Medicaid expansion continue to be a sticking point? All that and more on the Politics Hour.

Duration:00:51:03

Coverage Of D.C. And Virginia’s Criminal Justice System Receive Pulitzer Distinction

4/19/2018
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Two writers covering mass incarceration from two different local angles were honored by the Pulitzer Prize committee. We explore the work of Tim Eberly and James Forman, Jr.

Duration:00:31:44

The Beginning Of A Baby Boom At The National Zoo

4/19/2018
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It's zoo baby season, folks! Come for the furry mammals. Stay for the tentacle snakes.

Duration:00:15:41

What’s Better For D.C. Restaurant Workers: Tips Or Higher Wages?

4/18/2018
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The service industry is divided over a ballot initiative up for vote in June that would phase out the tipped minimum wage by 2025.

Duration:00:25:48

Reports Find Lax Enforcement Of Residency Requirements At D.C. Public Schools

4/18/2018
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Residency fraud in D.C. schools is widespread and rules against it are rarely enforced, according to an investigation and an audit released this week.

Duration:00:21:54

Stopping Sexual Abuse Before It Starts: What Local Schools Are Doing To Keep Kids Safe

4/17/2018
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Maryland and Virginia are both taking steps to recognize and prevent sexual abuse in schools. What about the District?

Duration:00:47:46

Inside The Watergate, America’s Most Infamous Office, Hotel And Co-Op

4/16/2018
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What do you know about the building behind the crime?

Duration:00:26:00

Should D.C.’s 16 And 17-Year-Olds Get The Right To Vote?

4/16/2018
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Four U.S. cities allow 16 and 17-year-olds to vote, including Maryland's Takoma Park, Greenbelt and Hyattsville. Should D.C. follow suit?

Duration:00:26:35

The Politics Hour – April 13, 2018

4/13/2018
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Maryland State Senator Richard Madaleno joins the Politics Hour to talk about his run for governor, and D.C. Councilmember and Metro Board Chair Jack Evans comes in studio to talk about Metro funding and the District's pitch to Amazon.

Duration:00:51:28

Why Are Arrest Rates Rising For D.C.’s Girls?

4/12/2018
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While arrests of boys in D.C. are dropping, arrests for girls, and black girls in particular, are rising.

Duration:00:20:42

For Latino Youth, Health Is About Much More Than Just Health Care

4/12/2018
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How can schools, healthcare providers, lawyers and social workers collaborate to improve health outcomes of Latino youth in the D.C. region?

Duration:00:26:43

After 39 Years Behind Bars, A Wrongly Imprisoned Maryland Man Awaits Compensation

4/11/2018
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Of the 33 people who've been exonerated in the state of Maryland, only five have received compensation from the state.

Duration:00:19:24

Working From Home? Enjoy It While It Lasts

4/11/2018
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Nearly half a million federal workers live in the Washington region, and many of them work from home. But that might soon be changing as federal agencies reconsider their telework policies.

Duration:00:27:32

D.C. Has Historic Gas Stations And Parking Lots. Have We Gone Too Far?

4/10/2018
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Washington D.C. has more historically designated sites and neighborhoods than Boston, Philadelphia and Chicago combined.

Duration:00:35:54

That’s A (Legislative) Wrap For Maryland

4/10/2018
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As Maryland lawkers wrap up the 2018 General Assembly session, which bills passed, which didn't, and why should it matter to you?

Duration:00:10:51

Give Up The Ghost Truck: New Food Truck Lottery Rules Worry Vendors

4/9/2018
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New lottery rules around how food trucks claim prime locations in the District have vendors up in arms.

Duration:00:26:19

D.C. Tax Hikes Are About To Make Ride-hailing A Little More Expensive

4/9/2018
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Mayor Bowser is proposing to increase the tax on ride-hailing services to raise funds for Metro. What will it mean for riders--both of ride hailing services and Metro?

Duration:00:22:41

The Politics Hour – April 6, 2018

4/6/2018
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Virginia State Senator Scott Surovell updates us on developments in the General Assembly and Maryland entrepreneur David Blair discusses us on his run for Montgomery County Executive.

Duration:00:51:07

Howard Students Occupy Campus Building, Demand Resignation of University President

4/5/2018
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Students say they're fighting for the future of Howard.

Duration:00:13:56

Creating A College Town Out Of College Park

4/5/2018
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The University of Maryland has made great strides to redevelop the city of College Park, but what are the barriers?

Duration:00:32:49

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