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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.

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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.

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105 Ratings
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everyone should be listening to Kojo

By stephjunk - Jul 26 2019
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He brings balance and care to all his conversations

Awesome show!

By Tedkaren - Feb 14 2012
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Engaging and informative. I listen everyday!

iTunes Ratings

105 Ratings
Average Ratings
90
7
1
3
4

everyone should be listening to Kojo

By stephjunk - Jul 26 2019
Read more
He brings balance and care to all his conversations

Awesome show!

By Tedkaren - Feb 14 2012
Read more
Engaging and informative. I listen everyday!

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The Kojo Nnamdi Show

Latest release on Jan 19, 2021

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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.

Your Turn: Inauguration, Insurrection And Extremism In Washington

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The inauguration of President Joe Biden will happen under military lockdown amid a pandemic. The Washington Post's Marc Fisher joins us to discuss this extraordinary moment in our country's history. Plus, computer scientist Jen Golbeck on what's most worrisome about the chatter happening in the darkest corners of the web.

Jan 19 2021

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Kojo For Kids: Illustrator And Author Brian Pinkney

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

Jan 18 2021

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Commemorating MLK Day Amid Ongoing Racial Injustice

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

Jan 18 2021

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The Politics Hour: January 15, 2021

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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.

Jan 15 2021

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No Job, No Rent. Right?

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

Jan 14 2021

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What You Need To Know About Enrolling In Local Health Plans

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

Jan 12 2021

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Is D.C. Statehood A Possibility in 2021?

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After the runoff elections in Georgia, statehood seems closer than ever.

Jan 12 2021

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Kojo For Kids: Graphic Novelist Raina Telgemeier

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She turns the rough patches of childhood into gripping graphic novels.

Jan 11 2021

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The Deadliest Day Of The Pandemic

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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.

Jan 11 2021

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The Politics Hour: January 8, 2021

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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.

Jan 08 2021

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Pro-Trump Insurrectionists Cause Chaos At The Capitol

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

Jan 07 2021

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Addressing Racial Bias In The Medical Community During The Pandemic

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

Jan 06 2021

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

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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.

Jan 06 2021

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

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

Jan 05 2021

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Kojo For Kids: Ballerina Ashley Murphy-Wilson

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

Jan 04 2021

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

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

Jan 04 2021

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How To Support Local Businesses Through The Holidays And Beyond

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Learn ways to help your local businesses survive the pandemic recession.

Dec 23 2020

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Food Traditions During A Stay-Home Holiday

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What does this holiday season look like without the traditional meals?

Dec 23 2020

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

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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.

Dec 22 2020

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How The D.C. Jail Is Handling The Pandemic

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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?

Dec 22 2020

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iTunes Ratings

105 Ratings
Average Ratings
90
7
1
3
4

everyone should be listening to Kojo

By stephjunk - Jul 26 2019
Read more
He brings balance and care to all his conversations

Awesome show!

By Tedkaren - Feb 14 2012
Read more
Engaging and informative. I listen everyday!