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An anti-rape and domestic violence event at William Woods University.

An anti-rape and domestic violence event at William Woods University.

Monday, Jul 27 12 p.m. (ET)

Sex Ed And Assault Prevention

Teaching children and adolescents about 'the birds and the bees' isn't always easy for parents and educators. But a growing body of anecdotal and quantifiable evidence indicates that starting age-appropriate sex education early can go a long way toward preventing assault later. We consider the benefits of - and hurdles to - getting teachers, students, parents and administrators comfortable talking about sex.

A Fairfax County police officer at the National Police Motorcycle Rodeo in 2007.

A Fairfax County police officer at the National Police Motorcycle Rodeo in 2007.

Monday, Jul 27 1 p.m. (ET)

New Fights Over Police Accountability in the D.C. Region

Police in Fairfax County, Va., are about to meet with a committee tasked with investigating law enforcement accountability in the wake of a high-profile officer shooting. The committee recently released a report calling for immediate changes at the department, which is also taking heat about the transparency of a recent investigation into the death of inmate at the county jail who was tased. We explore new developments in the local debate over police accountability.

Monday, Jul 27 1:25 p.m. (ET)

African-Americans And The Atomic Bomb

August marks the 70th anniversary of the use of nuclear bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Even before those events, civil rights and anti-colonial activists were linking racial issues to anti-nuclear advocacy. We consider that history of opposition to the bomb from the likes of Bayard Rustin, Paul Robeson and Malcom X and apply that historic context to the recent news of the Iran nuclear deal.

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Scooby Snax and similar products are labeled as "potpourri" but are made with chemicals that mimic the effects of marijuana.

Scooby Snax and similar products are labeled as "potpourri" but are made with chemicals that mimic the effects of marijuana.

Thursday, Jul 23 12 p.m. (ET)

Synthetic Drugs and Public Safety

City officials are attributing a recent spike in crime and overdoses to synthetic drugs. We explore what they are, what explains they're popularity and what threats they pose to public health and public safety.

Wednesday, Jul 22 1 p.m. (ET)

The FDA Bans “Trans Fats” (Rebroadcast)

The federal government has ordered American food companies to remove trans fats from their products within the next three years. The Food and Drug Administration pushed forward with the ban out of a concern for how trans fats have contributed to obesity and heart disease, among other things. "Food Wednesday" explores the ban, and the role technology is playing in replacing trans fats.

Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) with Kojo Nnamdi at a 'Kojo In Your Community' event in Crystal City on July, 21, 2015.

Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) with Kojo Nnamdi at a 'Kojo In Your Community' event in Crystal City on July, 21, 2015.

Wednesday, Jul 22 12 p.m. (ET)

“Kojo In Your Community” With U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine

Virginia is home to one of the largest communities of military and military-related personnel anywhere in the United States. They are an important part of the fabric of our community, and the industries they work in shape our region. Kojo discusses what it means to represent their unique interests with Sen. Tim Kaine.