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Monday, Feb 08 12:34 p.m. (ET)

Combating Racism In The Classroom

Recent incidents at Mount Hebron High School in Howard County, Maryland revealed a culture of racism that students say permeates the halls. Educators believe a key to fighting that racism is in the lessons they teach in the classroom.

Mt. Hebron High School

Mt. Hebron High School

Monday, Feb 08 12 p.m. (ET)

Maryland High Schoolers Protest Racism At Their School

Last week, students at Mount Hebron High School in Howard County, Maryland staged a walk-out during class in protest of what they call a culture of racism in their halls. Kojo explores what happened and how activism is playing out not just at colleges and in city streets- but in the halls of local high schools.

Kojo Nnamdi, Tom Sherwood and Adam Eidinger (L-R) at The Politics Hour at WAMU on Feb. 5, 2016.

Kojo Nnamdi, Tom Sherwood and Adam Eidinger (L-R) at The Politics Hour at WAMU on Feb. 5, 2016.

Friday, Feb 05 12 p.m. (ET)

The Politics Hour – February 5, 2016

Former D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray announced a run for his old Ward 7 Council seat. The Supreme Court won't challenge Virginia’s newly drawn Congressional districts. And Maryland’s former governor Martin O'Malley drops out of the presidential race.


The Tabi varietal of coffee cherry overlooking the mountains on Finca El Ocaso.

The Tabi varietal of coffee cherry overlooking the mountains on Finca El Ocaso.

Wednesday, Feb 03 12:35 p.m. (ET)

You Can’t Make Local Coffee In D.C. — Or Can You?

Coffee is a must-have for so many in the D.C. region, yet truly local coffee is not a possibility.