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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

How WHUR’s Jim Watkins Built A Local Legacy Radio Station

9/19/2018
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Kojo interviews WHUR's former general manager on how his technical experience informed his leadership, and how he turned one station into a network of six.

Duration:00:18:33

One Year Later And 1560 Miles Away: Washington’s Puerto Rican Diaspora After Hurricane Maria

9/19/2018
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One year after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, we look at how the local community responded and continues to provide storm relief.

Duration:00:27:32

The Washington Mystics Have Already Made History

9/18/2018
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So, what's next for the WNBA team?

Duration:00:17:16

Cardinal Wuerl’s Complicated Role In The Clergy Abuse Scandal

9/18/2018
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How did a forward-thinking leader of the Catholic Church get tied up in the Pennsylvania clergy abuse scandal?

Duration:00:29:57

Aging In Place Without Breaking The Bank Or Compromising Your Health

9/17/2018
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About 10,000 Americans a day turn 65, and most of them hope for a retirement where they live as independently as possible in their own homes. Where can Greater D.C. residents turn to help assure they get to live where and how they prefer in their senior years?

Duration:00:47:08

The Politics Hour – September 14, 2018

9/14/2018
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The region prepares for a hurricane, a ballot petition scandal comes to an end, and an attorney general balances state and national priorities.

Duration:00:51:16

How Alexandria City Public Schools Is Planning To Solve Its Overcrowding Problem

9/13/2018
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Alexandria City Public Schools is growing ––fast. What is the district doing to accommodate its student body?

Duration:00:34:24

How Worried Should We Be About Florence?

9/13/2018
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We got an update from severe weather expert Jeff Halverson.

Duration:00:13:05

Reading, Writing And Rubbers: Condoms In Local Schools

9/12/2018
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As rates of sexually transmitted infections continue to rise, especially among young people, how are local jurisdictions approaching condom distribution in schools?

Duration:00:36:27

How To Prepare For A Hurricane

9/12/2018
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Local officials weigh in on what you can do to stay safe and weather the storm.

Duration:00:11:38

Applying For A Low-Wage Job And Don’t Live Nearby? Don’t Expect A Call Back

9/11/2018
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A recent study discovered employers hiring for low-wage jobs in downtown D.C. are more likely to call back applicants who live nearby, effectively ignoring Washingtonians who live in Southeast and Northeast.

Duration:00:18:51

Rosh Hashanah, Eid, Lunar New Year: Montgomery County Public Schools Debate School Closures

9/11/2018
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Results are in for a survey that asked parents what days they would keep their children home.

Duration:00:28:36

What One Year Of Dockless Bikes Hath Wrought

9/10/2018
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D.C.'s one-year dockless bikes and scooters pilot program has been extended until the end of the year. What has the District learned from their near-ubiquitous presence?

Duration:00:26:22

No Boarding Pass, No Passport, Just Scan Your Face

9/10/2018
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Say hello to biometrics next time you go abroad.

Duration:00:20:55

The Politics Hour – September 7, 2018

9/7/2018
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Angela Alsobrooks and Robin Ficker are running for Prince George's County and Montgomery County Executive, respectively.

Duration:00:51:37

Tim Kaine’s Fight To Keep His Senate Seat

9/6/2018
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After a vice presidential bid, Tim Kaine campaigns for a second term as U.S. senator from Virginia.

Duration:00:29:45

New Year, New Chancellor: D.C. Public Schools Begins Class After A Year Of Scandals

9/5/2018
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After a year of graduation and enrollment scandals, D.C. Public Schools is starting its school year with a new interim leader: Amanda Alexander. What's her plan to steady the district's course?

Duration:00:32:54

For Traumatized Kids, Maryland Tries The “Handle With Care” Program

9/5/2018
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When Maryland law enforcement knows a child has witnessed or been the victim of a violent crime, it lets the school know. Fans of the new "Handle With Care" program say this simple communication can go a long way to help kids under the worst kinds of stress.

Duration:00:14:08

How The Black Middle Class Is Growing And Changing

9/4/2018
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America's black middle class has grown larger and wealthier in the last generation. One of the best places to take stock of these changes is Prince George's County, which has the highest average income among black-majority counties.

Duration:00:25:27