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The Kojo Nnamdi Show

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The Kojo Nnamdi Show is a daily talk show — a meeting space for curious Washingtonians to make sense of the communities where they live and work. We'll introduce you to the people shaping the present and future of the region, tap into fascinating local stories, explore overlooked local history, and meet up-and-coming talent from around the region.

The Kojo Nnamdi Show is a daily talk show — a meeting space for curious Washingtonians to make sense of the communities where they live and work. We'll introduce you to the people shaping the present and future of the region, tap into fascinating local stories, explore overlooked local history, and meet up-and-coming talent from around the region.

Location:

Washington, DC

Networks:

WAMU

Description:

The Kojo Nnamdi Show is a daily talk show — a meeting space for curious Washingtonians to make sense of the communities where they live and work. We'll introduce you to the people shaping the present and future of the region, tap into fascinating local stories, explore overlooked local history, and meet up-and-coming talent from around the region.

Twitter:

@kojoshow

Language:

English

Contact:

1-800-433-8850


Episodes

Kojo For Kids: Illustrator And Author Brian Pinkney

1/18/2021
For Martin Luther King Day, we hear from an artist who makes civil rights heroes leap off the page.

Duration:00:21:12

Commemorating MLK Day Amid Ongoing Racial Injustice

1/18/2021
Rev. Dr. Yolanda Pierce, Dean of Howard University Divinity School, joins us to discuss Dr. King's legacy.

Duration:00:26:34

The Politics Hour: January 15, 2021

1/15/2021
We get a preview of the legislative sessions in Maryland and Virginia. And we hear from D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine about last week's insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

Duration:00:48:30

No Job, No Rent. Right?

1/14/2021
The federal eviction moratorium has been extended through January, but what happens on February 1?

Duration:00:48:15

What You Need To Know About Enrolling In Local Health Plans

1/12/2021
The enrollment period for some health plans is ending soon in D.C., Maryland and Virginia. We talk about the options.

Duration:00:34:01

Is D.C. Statehood A Possibility in 2021?

1/12/2021
After the runoff elections in Georgia, statehood seems closer than ever.

Duration:00:13:13

Kojo For Kids: Graphic Novelist Raina Telgemeier

1/11/2021
She turns the rough patches of childhood into gripping graphic novels.

Duration:00:25:27

The Deadliest Day Of The Pandemic

1/11/2021
The day after insurrectionists stormed the Capitol, the United States recorded the highest number of COVID-19 fatalities in a single day since the pandemic started.

Duration:00:23:14

The Politics Hour: January 8, 2021

1/8/2021
D.C. Police Chief Robert J. Contee III talks about the police response to this week's insurrection in the U.S. Capitol. And Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) talks about what it was like on the inside — and Trump's final days in office.

Duration:00:48:56

Pro-Trump Insurrectionists Cause Chaos At The Capitol

1/7/2021
Thousands of insurrectionists entered the District for a pro-Trump rally and broke into the Capitol building.

Duration:00:49:09

Addressing Racial Bias In The Medical Community During The Pandemic

1/6/2021
Black Americans still don’t trust the healthcare system. How can physicians overcome a history of racial bias and regain trust?

Duration:00:25:24

What’s Happening At Today’s Pro-Trump Demonstrations?

1/6/2021
Right-wing groups, including the Proud Boys, are taking to D.C. streets to falsely claim that President Trump was reelected. District officials are worried that they'll incite violence.

Duration:00:23:17

Do D.C.’s Poorest Neighborhoods Still Have Fewer Trees?

1/5/2021
D.C. was once referred to as "The City Of Trees." When did it lose that moniker?

Duration:00:48:47

Kojo For Kids: Ballerina Ashley Murphy-Wilson

1/4/2021
She leapt from Louisiana to New York to Washington, where she's now one of The Washington Ballet's brightest stars.

Duration:00:24:46

Keeping New Year’s Resolutions As We Say Hello To 2021

1/4/2021
Will New Year’s resolutions take on a new meaning because of the pandemic?

Duration:00:22:24

How To Support Local Businesses Through The Holidays And Beyond

12/23/2020
Learn ways to help your local businesses survive the pandemic recession.

Duration:00:24:21

Food Traditions During A Stay-Home Holiday

12/23/2020
What does this holiday season look like without the traditional meals?

Duration:00:22:50

An Inside Scoop: Reading, Writing And Journalism For People In The D.C. Jail

12/22/2020
We hear from people incarcerated in the D.C. Jail who have turned to books and writing during the pandemic. And our guests answer their questions on writing and journalism.

Duration:00:25:28

How The D.C. Jail Is Handling The Pandemic

12/22/2020
What has the D.C. Department of Corrections done to curb COVID-19 cases, and how has it shifted its educational programming to be virtual?

Duration:00:23:26

Kojo For Kids: Author Gregory Mone

12/21/2020
If you like robots, space and wild adventures above and below the sea, we've got just the writer for you.

Duration:00:24:12