Communities across the D.C. region are still sorting out what Donald Trump's presidency will mean at the local level for them. Few of them are approaching these questions with as…
Wednesday, Nov 16 2016
As Thanksgiving approaches, Kojo considers how to approach the challenging, sensitive conversations on Americans' minds.
Thursday, Oct 20 2016
"Insurrections" is a collection of short stories that all take place in Cross River, a fictional Maryland town not far from Washington, D.C.
Today marks the last day in business for Zenebech, one of the most popular and longstanding Ethiopian restaurants in D.C. The closing is a loss for those who visited the spot…
Tuesday, Sep 20 2016
Artist and social change advocate Theaster Gates leads the Black Monks of Mississippi and three athletes from Howard University in a performance at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. The performance coincides with the opening of their new neighbor on the Mall, the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Thursday, Sep 15 2016
Kojo explores where race fits into conversations about Metro's workforce and the relationship between racism and unconscious bias.
While police shootings in the U.S. occur on a near-daily basis, recent events locally and nationally have put race and police accountability back at the forefront of news coverage. The Kojo Nnamdi Show regularly…
Monday, Jan 04 2016
Do different generations have different expectations for the workplace?
Monday, Dec 07 2015
Regular contributor Howard Ross talks about how political correctness makes an impact on everything from presidential campaigns to everyday workplace interactions.
Monday, Nov 09 2015
Metro will have gone nearly a year without a permanent general manager when Paul Wiedefeld takes over the troubled transit agency. We talk with workplace expert Howard Ross on how executive uncertainty impacts workplaces.
Monday, Nov 09 2015
The president at the University of Missouri announced plans to step down today, after a series of racial incidents at the school brought his leadership into question. Diversity consultant Howard Ross joins Kojo to explore what's fueling the debate and what it reveals about power on college campuses in America.
Monday, Sep 14 2015
Howard Ross is back. We consider the growing gap between blue and white collar workers and the shifting expectations employees in each category are facing.
Monday, Jun 22 2015
We probe the killings at a church in Charleston, the Supreme Court ruling on the Confederate flag on license plates and a season of violence that's sparked a national debate about race.
Monday, Jul 06 2015
Finding a job is a fraught process, even in the best of times. Now, as our economy continues to rebound, hiring is ramping up and so are the number of tools companies have at their disposal to evaluate candidates. From familiar, long-used personality tests to new algorithms that aim to find the right long-term hire, we consider the new landscape job-seekers and managers must navigate with Howard Ross.
Monday, Apr 20 2015
Kojo chats with business coach and diversity consultant Howard Ross and the former chief talent officer at Netflix about reinventing human resources strategies in the workplace - and why it can start with treating employees like adults.
Monday, Mar 16 2015
It's often assumed younger generations are more tolerant than their elders, but research shows that may not be true. We explore why it's too soon to declare the U.S. a "post racial society."
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